Industry 4.0

Static control and automation

Q&A with Ralph Simon, Area Manager at Meech International

How important has automation become for the converting industry and how can converters use this technology to their advantage? Industry 4.0 has come a long way in a short period of time and its benefits are clear to see. Remote monitoring of devices has enabled converting businesses to keep track of their technology in different ways, tackling any potential problems before they arise or making adjustments to specific equipment from anywhere, at any time.

Whether it’s being alerted to a fault on the production line or being notified of the need for ink changes, the recent developments in Industry 4.0 technology have enabled converters to see clear and concise information and make any necessary adjustments, allowing them to achieve maximum productivity and maximum quality of output.

Meech International, Oxfordshire OX29 0YN UK, www.meech.com