Lantek reinforces its OEM collaboration policy -Open systems the route to the Smart Factory-

Lantek has been a leader in the sheet metal industry for 35 years and one of the key activities it has been working on since its inception is collaboration and support for OEM machine tool manufacturers in the sector. Not only has this collaboration helped OEMs to solve technological problems, optimising the functionality and performance of their machines, but it has also enabled sheet metal manufacturing companies to take advantage of these new techniques, boosting productivity and reducing costs.

Technology and Industry 4.0: meeting the challenge with the right partner

Industry 4.0 is in the news and companies in every sector are becoming aware of the terminology. Its potential for improving productivity is immense. But we must remember that this concept includes dozens of very different technologies, each with different implications and results. The challenge for industrial companies is to understand the possibilities for their business in detail and draw up a plan to transform production processes step by step.

Four Steps to Analyzing Your Digital Assets

Manufacturing’s digital landscape is shifting dramatically making it essential to take inventory of your shops digital assets. To improve your shop’s operations and become more digital, you must start with understanding what comprises your shop’s digital thread. From computers to machines, and the software that operates them, now is the time to take stock of your company’s assets.