(LVHM) manufacturing closer to customers and skilled workforce Customized LVHM manufacturing requires increased flexibility. Flexibility and performance of a manufacturing process is, how ever, negatively affected by incorrect, late, contradictory, and/or inadequate information, as w ell as operators or machines not being able to benefit from available information. Countermeasures to problems in Discrete Manufacturing (DM) are typically based on events that have occurred, e.g. a machine dow ntime, incomplete order data, or material shortage, all leading to low er productivity. Action is based on “corrective information”. The process industry has, on the other hand, successfully and for a long time, used digital systems like Collaborative Process Automation Systems (CPAS) to continuously control and monitor processes, enabling countermeasures before a production stop occurs. Actions is based on “preventive information”. The main idea of the project is to investigate and demonstrate how the digitalized and proven systems and technologies of the Process Industry, like CPAS, can be used in DM to improve competitiveness and drive grow th. Such improvements are expected in safety, quality, cycle time, cost, and productivity. It w ould also be investigated how CPAS in DM can improve the sustainability of a production system, e.g. if the modularity of CPAS can improve scalability and redesign of the production system.
Methods for 3D scanned digital twins for efficient development and installation of production facilities at SMEs
Reduced lead times and improved performance for tooling through innovative manufacturing and assembly strategies as well as optimised design enabled by use of additive manufacturing (AM).
The aim of the project is to demonstrate utilization of additive manufacturing for copper-based products and process solutions and faster adaption
This project aims to contribute to the development of future ERP-systems. The project will explore how to offer work, redefine work roles and challenge companies to make use of advanced systems support and the technology within and around these. Overall, the project aims to contribute to the development of both the next generation of ERP-systems and a complementary change in the way firms see upon work organization, so that technology can support and meet the needs of the humans within organisations rather than enforcing structures upon them.