Berkeley, CA – System Insights, announced today that they have been selected by Sodick America to deliver its MTConnect and VIMANA software technology the Sodick client base.
Sodick America, Sodick's R&D division, assists with all manufacturing processes ranging from CAD/CAM product design to the machining of dies, molds, and parts by electrical discharge machines (EDMs) and high speed milling centers, surface finishing with electron beam surface finishing machines, and forming with injection molding machines and linear presses. Established in 1976, Sodick has sold over 50,000 EDMs worldwide and delivered over 20,000 linear motor driven EDM machines.. Sodick has 3 ISO certified manufacturing facilities with over 3,100 employees worldwide and technical centers located in Chicago, New Jersey, and California.
Under this agreement, Sodick will bundle System Insights MTConnect adapter technology and the VIMANA analytics platform with its EDM equipment. Clients using this technology will be able to monitor equipment performance in real-time, track production efficiency and take advantage of VIMANA’s downtime classification capabilities to optimize productivity.
Koji Yoneda CEO of Sodick America said, “System Insights clearly has both the deepest background with MTConnect in the industry - plus the most advanced manufacturing data analytics platform available on the market with VIMANA. By partnering we will be able to deliver a complete production efficiency solution to our clients, enabling them to get the most from our EDM products.”
Rick Moran, COO of System Insights says “The partnership with Sodick offers an exciting opportunity for System Insights to demonstrate the value of using VIMANA with EDM equipment. Moran also remarked that, “By marketing VIMANA through the Sodick channel, System Insights will be able to vastly expand the base of VIMANA clients globally.”