For several years, SAP has worked alongside partners from industry to create the open integrated factory – a functioning model representing tomorrow’s manufacturing, which enables batch-of-one production and new business models. The IT giants have further expanded and improved their exhibit for HANNOVER MESSE 2017.
Paperless manufacturing, full transparency, KPIs, real-time reporting and an SAP interface – these are the ambitious goals that Georg Mauser is setting for his sheet metal processing company, Mauser + Co. GmbH, for the medium term. He is taking this step towards manufacturing of the future together with TRUMPF. The necessary confidence and trust is already there: the two companies have been working together for more than 70 years.
DENSO Robotics Europe highlighted this year with the European premiere of new products: the new SCARA robot, the notably collaborative robot, and the Industry 4.0/IoT applications. DENSO additionally showed innovative solutions such as a new function called “safety motion” to make the work near robots safer as well as two ultra-fast 3D bin picking systems that enable the handling of unsorted bulk small parts.