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OPC UA – an overview over the central Industry 4.0 standard
In principle, technical standards are supposed to improve the efficiency and interoperability of technical devices and components. But frequently we find competing standards, in particular in the industrial sector. This becomes even more problematic in the era of Industry 4.0 and increasingly networked machines and systems. Enter OPC UA, a platform that is poised to overcome the old rivalries.
Automated XXL welding
The cooperation between the Austrian robot manufacturer igm and KEBA has already existed for about 25 years. Over time, KEBA has developed into an important partner, not least because the company is has such a broad base: robotics, controllers, drives, powerful robot safety, and all this in an open platform.
Possibly the most valuable milliseconds in the plastics industry
Because power outages can be expensive and time-consuming, the Swiss company NETSTAL started looking for a solution for PET manufacturing that would be able to handle such outages in a cost-effective manner while affording protection from damage. Together with KEBA, such a solution was developed.
How a logistics solution provider ensures speed and flexibility.
The logistics industry is facing major challenges, especially due to the boom in e-commerce. "More speed, precision, compactness and flexibility" also applies to TGW Robotics and its business partners - such as KEBA. Together, they have already been able to successfully implement several projects to optimize the logistics process and thus solve essential pain points in intralogistics.