Industry 4.0 is transforming manufacturing systems – both the equipment and the way it is developed. When it comes to engineering, software development is becoming an increasingly significant time and cost factor. With mapp technology, B&R provides core software functionality in the form of standardized, thoroughly field-tested modules. Rather than reinventing standard features that are virtually identical on every machine, you can invest your time in innovations that set you apart from the competition.
It's been a year since B&R first introduced mapp technology. Dr. Michael Kreis, VP of R&D at Kaltenbach, and Markus Sandhöfner, general manager of B&R Germany, sat down to talk about their experiences so far. Check out the full interview to learn more..
B&R will be presenting an array of innovations that pave the way to Industry 4.0. Visit us in Hall 9 at Booth D28 and experience a host of new mapp components and the new web-based HMI solution: mapp View. New functions for the ACOPOS P3 servo drives and other Industry 4.0 related solutions await you at our booth.
You want to combine safety components from different vendors into a perfectly coordinated safety solution? B&R now makes multivendor solutions easier than ever: With Automation Studio, any openSAFETY device can be integrated quickly and seamlessly.
Product customization has increased across all industries in recent years. Consumers have grown to expect nearly every individual wish to be met. Tavil's new multi-format machines are able to change over between production orders in seconds without replacing any mechanical components. Check out this video to see what gives the machine such flexibility.