IoT and Forming Technology: Connecting Presses – why and how?

Connectivity with IoT technologies (Internet of Things) enables press manufacturers to face up to the typical challenges of forming in a way that is more cost effective, faster and more intuitive than classic automation tools. Digitalization available across a range of topologies is the basis for new business models such as availability as a service

Improving OEE as Pay-per-use? Yes!

Philipp Osterwalders post on “how to connect a machine in just 4 hours” is an impressive report on pace in Industry 4.0 projects. The use case he shared with us is on Filter Monitoring. The implementation site of the project is at Bosch Rexroth plant in Homburg. About 25 percent of failure costs for long-term