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Flexible manufacturing:
Flexibility and productivity working in harmony

Batch size 1 and individualized mass products are the key words of Industry 4.0. To make this a reality, a machine or plant must be able to handle variable product infeed and adapt to different formats. Sensors and actuators make such an adaptation possible. Any product size and shape can be produced flexibly on one machine.  

 
We are shaping Industry 4.0 together with our customers. Our solutions can be extended to Industry 4.0 functions step by step. Our wide range of products and solutions allows us to generate many different possibilities and methods of creating the foundation for more flexible processes.
This involves the concepts of digitization, intelligence, and networking, which will enable production and logistics systems to optimize and control themselves autonomously.
 
Intelligent sensor technology goes hand in hand with a new standard of quality in flexibility. This technology makes it possible to collect production data in real time – an opportunity to optimize machines and plants that has barely been touched.   
 

Greater flexibility and productivity with SICK:

 

Consistently more efficient – with SICK smart sensors

Our communication-enabled sensors with additional integrated functions offer a great deal of potential. The future-proof approach to making automation networks more efficient and helping them to deliver better performance.
Smart sensors from SICK

 

Selected articles:

 

Batch size 1: The code sets the machine

IMA Klessmann Holzbearbeitungssysteme GmbH relies on the suitable SICK technology for its highly flexible machines for processing wood-based materials.
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Always one step ahead with innovative solutions for functional safety

Safe human-robot collaboration, modular machine concepts, Safe Motion Control – we offer you the latest technologies and the most innovative solutions so your production processes can be flexible and safe.
Our expertise in machine safety

 

 

Free access to diagnostic data

Thanks to the HIPERFACE DSL®, continuous condition monitoring is possible for the WITTENSTEIN motion control GmbH premo servo actuators.
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