How Smart is your Cable Factory? Industry 4.0
Industry 4.0 is not the future, it is here and yielding benefits by those that adopt its concept. The cable factory is now starting to adopt the principles of Industry 4.0. You may think of it as a revolution, or an evolution of automated systems of the past. Smart assets are here, and they are becoming smarter. Smart is not just about doing things better, but doing things differently. If you continue to do the same things, you will inevitably get the same results. Our focus for Wire China on 26-29th September 2018 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) is on The Smart Factory and Industry 4.0.
Ali Shehab, CEO, Cimteq says, “There is tremendous confusion around Industry 4.0, the Smart Factory and the Internet of Things (IoT). When people think of Industry 4.0, they think of technology, but when they hear the word Smart, they think of intelligence. The two concepts go hand in hand. Smart is the act of applying an intelligent solution to solve a problem and Industry 4.0 is the collection of technologies to enable this function.
Another error that people make is equating the Internet of Things (IoT) to Industry 4.0. IoT is only one of the new and evolved technologies which we collectively call Industry 4.0.
Using Smart assets in your factory does not make the factory a Smart Factory, in the same way that a person using a Smart phone does not make the person smart. A Smart Factory must exhibit the characteristics of communication, adaptability, continuous improvement and collaboration.”
CableBuilder is proven to make a huge difference to a company’s efficiency, waste reduction, improved design, accurate data and costing and excellent customer service which leads to decreased costs and increased sales.
CableBuilder is the world leader in engineering and costing software for the wire and cable industry and is used in hundreds of cable factories worldwide. CableBuilder software was borne out of the demand within the cable industry to simplify the complex management of cable-design data from the initial design concept all the way through to delivering the full bill-of-materials directly to the ERP system. CableBuilder allows you to dynamically produce accurate production costs and bill-of-materials based on customer required length, Auto-generate datasheets, manufacturing instructions and management reports in any format, provide full cable design search facility and reuse existing designs, generate 3D photo-realistic images and full ERP integration.
CableMES is a Manufacturing Execution System developed by Cimteq specifically for the cable manufacturing industry which enables cable manufacturers to more effectively plan, manage and control every aspect of the manufacturing process.
We will have our experts on hand to demonstrate the capabilities of CableBuilder and CableMES. Come and visit us in Hall W1 Booth F36. Book a one to one demonstration to discover how our software can transform your business.
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For more information or to Book a Demo, please visit www.cimteq.com.