The category lists all posts on requirements and improvements in process integration.

13. May 2016

KUKA robot supports material supply

(image: ©KUKA) The collaboration between robot and operator ( Collaborative Robotics ) is one of the greatest efficiency potential in the Smart SMT Factory – and […]
13. May 2016

“Data interpretation is an issue that keeps me busy …”

(image: ©ASM) I was recently able to interview Hubert Egger, the person in charge of software development at equipment maker ASM. Here are some excerpts: You […]
5. June 2016

Materialfluss organisieren – statt nur Bestände verwalten

(Bild: © ASM Assembly Systems) Wer als Elektronikfertiger etwas fertigen will, braucht die Materialien dafür an der Linie. Je schneller und flexibler gefertigt wird, desto höher […]
8. August 2016

The Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, the Smart Factory and how these subjects relate to each other

(Image: ©Chesky) First of all, hello everybody here in the brand-new smart smt factory forum. Looking at the community of bloggers in this forum, I’m pretty […]
15. August 2016

Three reasons why it has taken several decades to advance to Industry 4.0

A short look back with the help of Wikipedia: How did connectivity and the Internet evolve from the 1960s to 2000s? (Image: ©5 Second Studio) The […]
17. August 2016

IT and process experts: The smart SMT factory requires new forms of cooperation

(Image: ©Dirk Ercken) The seamless networking of data, devices and systems is an essential prerequisite for Industry 4.0. Ideally, the various components (sensors, devices, systems, etc.) […]
17. August 2016

McKinsey study: Surprisingly concrete tips for implementing Industry 4.0

(Image: ©Who is Danny) Without a doubt, business consultants play a useful role. Their studies can provide a “helicopter view” of trends and innovations that many […]
23. August 2016

Integrating the Customer into the Smart Factory

(image: ©violetkaipa) Hello again everybody in the smart smt factory forum. In my last blog I briefly touched on the subject of integrating the customer into […]
5. October 2016
Smart SMT Factories increase flexibility in electronic manufacturing

Why would I want to have a smart factory at all?

(image: © ASM) Dear Smart SMT Factory Forum community; In my recent blog titled “How to get started with the smart factory” I raised the question […]
5. October 2016
Most Smart SMT Factories will not be build on a greenfield ...

How to get started with the smart factory

(image: ©bogdanhoda) Hello to the Smart SMT Factory Forum community: The summer is almost over, and I hope you’ve had a relaxing and enjoyable summer vacation […]