SMEW 2024


Accelerate your journey to sustainable manufacturing

06 Jun 2024
IIoT and Connectivity Theatre

Assessing the current state of manufacturing processes is the first step towards sustainability. This involves evaluating energy consumption, waste generation, and overall efficiency in manufacturing operations.

By assessing existing practices, companies can identify areas for improvement and set benchmarks for sustainable performance.

Companies should consider scalability, cost-effectiveness, and long-term impact when deploying solutions.

That makes turnkey solutions a preferred choice for leaders in digitalizing their existing manufacturing equipment to streamline the transition to sustainable practices. These solutions come pre-packaged and ready for deployment.

Retrofitting existing manufacturing assets plays a crucial role in achieving sustainability targets and often costs less than constructing new ones as it avoids massive capital investments.

These turnkey solutions also simplify adoption, making sustainability accessible to a wider range of manufacturers.

An example for turnkey solutions is remote monitoring of machine health and energy consumption. It leverages technology to track production processes from a distance. It enables real-time data collection and analysis.

Through sensor networks and cloud computing, manufacturers can monitor key parameters such as energy usage, emissions, and production efficiency.

Detecting issues remotely allows timely intervention, reducing downtime and optimizing resource utilization.

Analysing data collected during production provides insights into performance and areas for improvement.

Big data analytics help identify patterns, bottlenecks, and opportunities.

By understanding these trends, companies can make informed decisions to enhance sustainability.

Taking action is crucial for sustainable manufacturing. It involves continuous improvement and adaptation.

Regularly review performance metrics, adjust strategies, and engage employees in sustainability initiatives.

Companies that actively pursue sustainable practices contribute to a greener future while maintaining economic viability.

Ruediger Stern, CRO - Asset Minder Operations
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