29 Feb '16, 9am

Together with OPTIMA, we customize mass production:

Together with OPTIMA, we customize mass production:

Experience the revolutionary Multi-Carrier-System in action. Cosmetics maker Dr. Kurt Wolff GmbH & Co. KG uses an advanced solution from Siemens and OPTIMA to maximize filling and packaging production efficiency. In the past 1 product = 1 machine was the rule for filling and packaging lines. At best, a machine retool could be done to adapt new products, but this meant long, costly, and idle set-up times. The machine builder Optima Consumer GmbH now uses advanced technology from Siemens offering a radically new approach to flexibility: one machine that can produce low volumes with increased productivity, and which is quickly and easily converted to accommodate the next product. Dr. Kurt Wolff GmbH & Co. KG, the first user, was able to dramatically reduce set-up times. The single machine currently manages five different products at one time and is continuously learning to ac...

Full article: http://www.siemens.com/ingenuity-for-life/en/optima/?stc=...

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