Bystronic World The Magazine for Cutting, Bending and Automation
The smart factory awaits in the cloud
We all use it every day: the cloud. Dropbox and Google Docs simplify data sharing, and cloud-based software is already in wide use. What is already commonplace for many of us in our everyday lives is also making its way into the infrastructure of industrial companies. However, moving data to the cloud involves a number of challenges.
A crazy trio: Craftsmanship, high-tech, and 20,000 watts
From 6,000 to 20,000 watts: Thanks to this quantum leap in laser cutting, the Herren Frères company intends to become even more attractive to customers in the high-tech segment. Innovation has a long tradition in this family-owned enterprise in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. The company is once again playing a pioneering role.
All things have an end, except the circle
Single use and then off to the dump: Our linear economic model exhausts vast quantities of finite resources. The circular economy is meant to change this. This paradigm shift poses a challenge to the mechanical engineering industry, but also presents opportunities, particularly through new business models.