Atlas Copco today introduced the Smart Connected Assembly in a bid to support Industry 4.0, aimed at the digitalisation of manufacturing and assembly. The offering aims to provide flexibility, data analytics, ergonomics and energy efficiency to customers.
The company said that the benefits of Smart Connected Assembly are increased uptime, reduction in defects through error-proofing and new product introduction by improving time to market. Other prominent advantages include improved productivity through data analysis, human factors and reduction in energy use.
Commenting on the announcement, Bhavin Pandya, General Manager at Atlas Copco (India) Ltd, said, “Smart Connected Assembly is about creating unique value by connecting together all the assembly related processes. Assembly solutions are networked to each other and integrated into the production network. The data generated is the new raw material used when controlling and identifying improvement areas in and between the assembly processes.”