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  • RFID Technology / 2018

    Digitization in Motor Vehicle Manufacturing

    Press Release / 10.1.2018

    © Photo Fraunhofer IFF, Andreas Süß

    Pressure to optimize is intense on the floors of motor vehicle manufacturers’ factories: Variance is steadily increasing. Costs have to be contained. Fraunhofer researchers are now using RFID technology to introduce more transparency in motor vehicle manufacturers’ supply chains and manufacturing operations. This reduces time and labor, thus boosting cost effectiveness.

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  • ALLIANCE supports the 10th International Logistics Doctoral Student Workshop, which is hosted by the Otto von Guericke University’s Institute of Logistics and Material Handling Systems in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF, on 20 June 2017 in Magdeburg, Germany.

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    As far as the process industry is concerned, the road to Industrie 4.0 is still long. Fraunhofer researchers and engineers are working on interconnecting process systems so that they can be serviced and maintained predictively. They are combining operating data with employees’ knowledge. The researchers and engineers will be presenting their development at Hannover-Messe (Hall 2, Both C16/C22) from April 24 to 28.

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