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After its success on the first edition for innovative ideas in additively manufactured products, the AMable project provides its services for SMEs and mid-caps within the European Union and launches a new call for experiments.

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Since 6 February Belgium has ten new companies with a Factory of the Future title. Besides seven companies from technological industries, we also welcome three companies from the food and pharmaceutical sector in the list of Factory of the Future companies. Colruyt Group Fine Food, Janssen Pharmaceutica and Lavetan.

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Signify is one of the last manufacturers of high-intensity discharge lamps, powerful lamps that are used, for example, in football stadiums or as a floodlight for buildings. To this end, it has its own production facilities, in which additive manufacturing plays an increasingly important role in the production of spare parts.

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Much has changed in over a year at metal company Blozo in Vlaardingen, the Netherlands: a positive atmosphere in the workplace, employees who feel involved, faster and better processed orders. Previously the company dealt with plenty of overtime and temporary workers had to be employed, but now, thanks to QRM, a much higher output is being realised with the regular team and within normal working hours.

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With the prospect of increased sales Hydroko decided to increase the production of its smart water tap and planned to set up a new assembly line. Because this SME has little or no experience in setting up a new production line, they turned to Sirris.

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On the 26th of March 2019, on the occasion of the 2nd edition of Made Different Digital Wallonia, AW Europe and Stas were awarded the ‘Factory of the Future’ prize. With JTEKT, renewed for 3 years, and Valeo, rewarded in 2017, Wallonia now boasts a total of 4 ‘Factories of the future’. Six companies were designated as Made Different Ambassadors: Lescav, Menuiserie Riche, Schmitz Digital Printing, Belgium Coating, Dumoulin, Design Stone, bringing the total number to 13.

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Since the fifth edition of the Factory of the Future Awards last month there are ten more companies with a Factory of the Future title, the award granted by Sirris and Agoria to companies that best succeed in reconciling the technologies of the future with work tailored to people and the environment. One of the winners is 3D-printing-pionier Materialise.

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During the fifth edition of the Factory of the Future Awards ten companies received the title of Factory of the Future, the award granted by Sirris and Agoria to companies that best succeed in reconciling the technologies of the future with work tailored to people and the environment. The winner we are putting in the spotlight this time is Duracell, well-known for its batteries.

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As a manufacturer of fire protection solutions Rf-Technology is one of the ten companies which received the title of Factory of the Future, the award granted by Sirris and Agoria to companies that best succeed in reconciling the technologies of the future with work tailored to people and the environment.

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To optimise its operations and increase the working comfort for its staff, the non-profit association Kringloopcentrum Zuid-West-Vlaanderen chose to develop an ergonomic textile sorting system and automated packaging of the discharge flow.

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Sirris is attending the Hannover Messe early April. Wallonium, a demonstrator that offers a condensed presentation of several Wallonian partners' know-how, will be exhibited.

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Since the fifth edition of the Factory of the Future Awards, our country has ten more companies with a Factory of the Future title, the award granted by Sirris and Agoria to companies that best succeed in reconciling the technologies of the future with work tailored to people and the environment. One of the winners is Niko, market leader in switchgear, sockets and home automation.

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Hannover Messe 2019, which will take place from 1 to 5 April, aims to stimulate the digital transformation of the production and energy industry and will be entirely dedicated to 'Integrated Industry - Industrial Intelligence'. The fair wants to underline the growing importance of artificial intelligence and ‘machine learning’ in the area of energy and production processes.

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During the fifth edition of the Factory of the Future Awards ten companies had the honour of receiving the title of Factory of the Future, the award granted by Sirris and Agoria to companies that best succeed in reconciling the technologies of the future with work tailored to people and the environment. One of the winners is Mirion Technologies, producer of detectors for the identification of nuclear radiation.

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During the fifth edition of the Factory of the Future Awards in Kortrijk, ten companies had the honour of receiving the title of Factory of the Future, the award granted by Sirris and Agoria for the companies that best succeed in reconciling the technologies of the future with work tailored to people and the environment. One of the winners is Robert Bosch Produktie N.V. from Tienen.

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A development project for a scalable platform has just been launched which is dedicated to the industrial formulation of innovative encapsulated products under continuous flow conditions.

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Ten companies received a Factory of the Future award during the fifth edition of this event in Kortrijk. This award is granted by Sirris and Agoria to companies that best succeed in reconciling the technologies of the future with work tailored to people and the environment. One of the winners is BMT Aerospace, manufacturer of precision components.

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The easier machine tools exchange and share information, the more efficient they are. Umati ('universal machine tool interface') is moving one step closer towards becoming a generally accepted standard. It is an open standard for machine tool users throughout the world. It serves to exploit new potentials for manufacturing of the future. The umati Joint Working Group has scheduled a series of meetings and web conferences.

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On 6 February no less than ten new companies received a Factories of the Future Award and joined the select group of pioneers in Flanders who are holder of this certificate. Seven of them come from the technology industry: BMT Aerospace, Bosch, Duracell, Mirion Technologies, Niko Group, Materialise and Rf-Technologies. In other industries Colruyt Group Fine Food, Janssen Pharmaceutica and Lavetan received the award. Discover them now.

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On 25 January 2019 the ‘Digitisation and Robotics’ working group from Limburg in the Netherlands visited the operator support pilot project in Diepenbeek to garner inspiration for their own region.