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Transformation 3: Digital Factory

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In the factory of the future, operational processes have been digitised and connected with the internet. The impact of different possible decisions is gauged in advance. A fusion of the real and digital world is on its way.


Vandemoortele Factory of the Future: “Major employee involvement “
Izegem, in West Flanders, is the site of the oldest and largest factory operated by Vandemoortele, the European leader in bakery products, margarines, cooking oils and fats. Although its origins date back to 1899, it was this cradle of industry that won a Factory of the Future award in 2020. “We owe this nice award […]
Van Hoecke: the art of innovation for better entrepreneurship
Van Hoecke has obtained its new Factory of the Future certification. As a supplier of furniture fittings and manufacturer of drawer systems, Van Hoecke has been working for years with a mass customisation system. This is the story of a pioneer whose successful transformation started more than 20 years ago. How did this happen? By […]
Discover JUMO, Factory of the Future 2020: Optimal balance between the human being and the digital world
JUMO Automation is one of the 4 winners of the Factory of the Future 2020 award in Wallonia. Not having been able to applaud the winners in person at a live ceremony, Motion Control conducted a (remote) interview with Bruno Radermacher, Managing Director of JUMO Automation. JUMO was founded in Fulda, Germany, in 1948. It […]
Discover Alstom, Factory of the Future 2020
Alstom Belgique, a member company of Agoria, is one of the winners of the Factory of the Future 2020 awards. Not having been able to applaud the winners during the Agoria roadshow because of the confinement, Motion Control was nevertheless able to conduct an interview (remotely) with Pierre Meunier and Samantha Esteban to find out […]
Digital Factory Transformation: Agoria supports your digital strategy with DigiCoach
In this series of articles, we present the 7 essential areas of transformation that play a role in the “Factory of the Future” process charted by Agoria and Sirris. We continue with Digital factory and we focus on the importance of creating a digital culture within the company. Digitisation must be integrated into the overall business […]
Digital Factory Transformation : “Industry and Machine Learning, a match made in heaven”
Starting today, we will be publishing a series of articles to help you better understand each of the 7 transformations of the Factory of the Future journey developed by Agoria and Sirris. We will be starting with the Digital Factory transformation, taking a closer look at ‘Machine Learning’, a technology at the crossroads of data […]
In-flow philosophy: Creating processes and enhanced efficiency at Robert Bosch
Perfect visibility. This is the challenge that Robert Bosch Produktie N.V., based at Tienen, sets itself on a daily basis as it produces windscreen wipers and wiper arms for both OEM customers and the aftermarket. The sustained effort it has put into meeting this objective over the past five years, with an enormous investment of […]
BMT Aerospace’s business takes off
Airbus, Embraer, Sikorsky, Sukhoi, Boeing, … These are all big names that will appeal to the imaginations of those who love aviation. But did you know that all these large companies share a Belgian supplier in common? Its name is BMT Aerospace. The emphasis it places on digitalisation, extreme precision and development of highly specific […]
AW Europe : 7 transformations as a catalyst for innovation
A philosophy whereby in which people play a central role and circumstances are created for staff to function optimally within an organisation, thus producing the best possible quality. This is the mission AW Europe would like to realise. Add customer satisfaction and respect for the environment and you have the ideal Factory of the Future […]
Towards a Digital (manufacturing) Future – Part 3 : the process of becoming digital
Recent evolutions in data generation as well as machine learning – also called Artificial Intelligence for Manufacturing – will transform the manufacturing world radically, enabling Factories of the Future to move to ever more personalized and fully connected manufacturing. Together with E.D.&A., Daikin, 24/7 TailorSteel, Van Hoecke NV and Newtec , Agoria and Sirris spent […]