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Factory2Fit Spotlight Feature – Dr Eija Kaasinen

Factory2Fit Spotlight Feature Dr Eija Kaasinen VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland   This week we spoke to the project coordinator, Dr Eija Kaasinen from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, about her role and the impact she sees Factory2Fit making in the manufacturing sector.  VTT is a state owned non-profit company operating under the […]

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The Factory2Fit Project kicks off

The Factory2Fit consortium met on 9th and 10th November 2016 to officially kick off the three year project. Partners from all nine organisations in the four participating countries (Finland, Germany, Greece and Ireland) travelled to Brussels to begin work on this exciting project. By developing solutions  to make the factory environment more flexible and adaptable, […]

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Introducing ‘Co-Bots’

Ever heard of a ‘co-bot’? It’s a robot who becomes your co-worker – working hand-in-hand with you to complete tasks. In this article, originally published on www.autonews.com, author Zac Palmer looks at some automotive factories using co-bots to help workers get more jobs done faster. Watch the video below to see a co-bot in action. […]

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What is A ‘SMART FACTORY’?

The emerging industrial environment is often referred to as the ‘Smart Factory’. But what exactly does the term mean? In this article, which was published by Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) on www.industrie4.0.gtai.de, they explore the ‘Smart Factory’ concept as defined in Industrie 4.0 (the German strategic initiative to establish Germany as a lead market and […]