The Salvagnini DNA is based on flexible automation, a native concept, evolved thanks to new technologies, still actual and alid for Industry 4.0 paradigm.
In 1985 Salvagnini installed in NC, USA an AJS (Automatic Job Shop), the first lights-off factory, a combination of automatic machines, communicating in line and integrated to the customer’s MRP.
- Automatic optimization of manufacturing flow.
- Average daily production of 600 kits (4500 different parts) in a different mix
THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION: INDUSTRY 4.0
New 4.0 technologies changed the concept of flexible automation, as machines become deeply interconnected and adaptable, able of exchanging high level information between themselves and with the external environment.
New technologies (digitalization) widened horizons, bringing intelligence outside the factory, in terms of connection and communication via IoT , creation of a virtual copy of the physical world; support in data management; CPS autonomous decisions.
HOW SALVAGNINI APPLIED INDUSTRY 4.0?
By realizing smart systems (adaptive, connected), smart factories (autonomous, connecte), smart services (cloud, IoT). Link here