News from the Machining 4.0 network

Helping SMEs reach their Machining 4.0 potential

Posted on: Wed, 02/10/2021 - 17:11 By: Ireneward

Published in The Manufacturer 1 February 2021

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre is on a mission to transform the machining sector across Europe with a little help from its partners. Tom Lane finds out more about the STEP-UP project and how it can help SMEs gain a crucial competitive edge.

Technical Corporate Trainer Builds Digital Learning Environment for Machining Industry

Posted on: Thu, 03/26/2020 - 13:02 By: garrydoran

Bob Selker of Stodt

Technical corporate training company STODT is building a smart factory environment based on the Siemens Industry 4.0 Platform in Hengelo. With this, STODT aims to help machining companies with their digital transformation. CNC machine operators will develop the skills they need in order to continue to produce in the future.

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Digital Twin Technology now available to SMEs

Posted on: Tue, 03/24/2020 - 12:29 By: garrydoran
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A practical example of a Digital Twin is presented as a result of a collaboration, initiated by Programmabureau Smart Industry, between the Metaalunie, University of Groningen, Hanze University, STODT, and Siemens. With this Digital Twin, present at three locations, the group wants to show manufacturers what they can do with a virtual copy of the real thing.