Industry Technology Communities
Autodesk and System Insights team to marry modelling with real-time manufacturing analytics
System Insights and Autodesk are teaming to build solutions to marry 3D spatial modelling with real-time manufacturing data analytics. The solutions will also be able to identify areas where production efficiency and energy usage can be optimized and the traceability of product flows and processes can be improved. The synthesized data views will inform decision-making on production scheduling, plant layout, maintenance and asset health, process planning and tool-path design and evaluations of new capital investments.
Mazak identifies VIMANA by System Insights as “preferred MTConnect Solution”
Mazak Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of productivity-improving machine tool solutions. Committed to being a partner to customers with innovative technology, Mazak maintains eight Technology Centers across North America to provide local hands-on applications, service and sales support to its customers. Mazak has also taken a leadership position in promoting the MTConnect standard across the manufacturing industry. Mazak Corporation has identified VIMANA Core by System Insights as one of the machine tool builder’s “preferred MTConnect solutions,” and is listed in the software in the company’s product catalog.
Sodick to bundle MTConnect Adapter and VIMANA by System Insights with EDM technology
System Insights was selected by Sodick to deliver its MTConnect and VIMANA software technology to the Sodick client base. Under this partnership, Sodick will bundle System Insights MTConnect adapter technology and the VIMANA analytics platform with Sodick’s 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.
Bosch Rexroth and System Insights implement connected automation by use of MTConnect and OPC
VIMANA, the predictive analytics platform for manufacturing intelligence, integrates with Bosch Rexroth drive and control technology to connect assets and monitor, analyze, and optimize the factory floor for improved operational performance. VIMANA provides expanded connectivity to multivendor and legacy factory devices with interoperability of OPC UA and OPC DA to MTConnect. This data is then streamed to the VIMANA servers for advanced analytics generating dashboards for real-time monitoring and proactive management of operational performance. Smart alerts from enriched data communicate potential maintenance or safety problems before they occur. Bosch Rexroth’s broad automation technology portfolio integration with the VIMANA Suite enables manufacturers to leverage machine data for insight into machine utilization, maintenance, safety and energy consumption. Read More.
Kennametal and System Insights partner to deliver joint technology to the market
Celebrating more than 75 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers seeking peak performance in demanding environments. The company provides innovative wear-resistant products, application engineering and services backed by advanced material science, serving customers in 60 countries across diverse sectors of aerospace, earthworks, energy, industrial production, transportation and infrastructure. With approximately 14,000 employees and nearly $3 billion in sales, the company realizes half of its revenue from outside North America, and 40% globally from innovations introduced in the past five years.
System Insights selected as partner in UI Labs Digital Lab initiative
System Insights has been selected as a partner in the Chicago-based UI LABS that has been awarded $70 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to fund the Digital Lab for Manufacturing (Digital Lab). The $70 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) will be leveraged by commitments of $250 million from industry, academia, government and community partners, forming a $320 million Institute. This investment is part of President Obama’s vision to re-invigorate U.S. Manufacturing, by creating new jobs and economic development, and by spurring future innovation.
Sparkonix and System Insights partner to supercharge manufacturing productivity in India
Sparkonix Group is a pioneer in design and manufacturing of technology-led solutions for the Indian market in EDMs, welding, and specialized CNC machines. Sparkonix is a market leader in India and their machines are used across 30+ countries, serving over 4,000 customers across the globe. The strategic tie-up with System Insights to bring VIMANA to the Indian market reflects Sparkonix's commitment to build new value frontiers for Indian manufacturers. With VIMANA, Sparkonix aims to bring a paradigm shift in the way companies acquire and analyze production data, opening new possibilities to improve productivity.