September 5, 2018 | by Ron van der Veeke

Optimizing zinc production by more effective use of sensor data

The companies we help optimizing their production process have one thing in common: the various intelligent systems generate a large continuous flux of data. One of Europe’s biggest production companies in titanium zinc had the challenge ...

June 20, 2018 | by Jan Maasland

Manufacturing Execution System applied at ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks

ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks (AMTB) produces laser welded blanks for cars. AMTB uses data to maintain the quality of the production lines. With a diverse landscape of technologies and production lines, it is challenging to gather relevant ...

December 8, 2017 | by Nik Vandenweyer

7 steps to a successful lean MES implementation

When implementing a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) – an information system for monitoring and managing production processes – there are roughly two paths you can take. You can select a standard MES suite with expanded off-the-shelf ...

November 23, 2017 | by Suzanne van den Bergh

The importance of data for producer ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks

In order to meet safety standards, car manufacturers have stringent demands for the availability of data. This data need to be kept by their suppliers, such as AMTB, for a term of at least 15 to 30 years. Yet this is not the main reason ...

March 12, 2015 | by Nik Vandenweyer

Optimizing production processes at Brüggen GmbH

Brüggen GmbH in Herzlake (Germany) is one of Europe's leading specialists in surface coating and a competence partner of Fahrzeugwerk Bernard Krone GmbH in the production of swap systems, box semitrailers and fixed bodies for trucks and ...