Connecting the world – innovating your business
ChinaPlas 2018 was our best yet! The energy level was extraordinarily high and the feedback was clear: The customers and partners are very satisfied with the partnership and the product portfolio, and rely on KEBA! Since Industry 4.0 (I4.0) is all about connectivity, digitalization, and data access, KEBA presented the latest I4.0 technologies, in order to innovate the customers’ business. Here are some highlights of the latest innovations we displayed at the exhibition:
- Innovative turnkey solutions - optimized for injection molding machines
- Modular hardware and software including controls with OPC UA and EUROMAP 77
- Worldwide process monitoring for maximum productivity
- Smart assistance systems incl. global remote solutions & the KEBA Industrial Community App
- Innovative & user-friendly machine operation
- KEBA Tech Talk: The latest I4.0 technologies
The KEBA team proudly presented: Industry 4.0 technologies for the plastics manufacturers of tomorrow
Ready for Industry 4.0?
Automation in the plastics industry is becoming increasingly complex, the pace of innovation is accelerating, and the competitive pressure is increasing. KePlast – the open and safe automation system – offers THE solution.
Injection molding machine manufacturers face numerous challenges in the age of Industry 4.0: With innovation cycles becoming shorter, the market demands a broad portfolio of new technologies that must be integrated quickly and easily. At the same time, these systems must be scalable, highly flexible and future-proof. With 50 years of experience, KEBA offers I4.0 solutions for the plastics industry that enable worldwide connectivity with cloud-based data management and smart IT integration.
Both the hardware and software of the KePlast systems are optimized for injection molding machines. They offer numerous communication standards such as OPC UA and Euromap 77, fast and secure data storage for predictive analytics and maintenance.
The I4.0 portfolio - KePlast Smart Industry - is rounded off with numerous smart assistance systems: KePlast ServiceNet, which enables worldwide access to the machine through expert support via video-supported helpdesk for fast problem-solving. KePlast AppCo generates the appropriate machine software from a superordinate database to simplify production processes. KePlast EasyNet Mobile is used to visualize machine productivity on mobile devices and is understood as MES for small and medium-sized companies.
Connecting globally: New chances and challenges due to digital transformation