Applied Smart Manufacturing Technologies
Hosokawa Gen4 can help powder processors meet today’s challenges of improving product quality, throughput rates, operational efficiencies and profits.
Utilising an easy-to-follow Understand, Monitor, Control methodology, Hosokawa Gen4 works with companies to provide a digital toolkit to enable them to optimise their people, powder processes, plant and much more. Combining human, machinery and controls know-how, solutions are tailored to the individual customer’s needs.
Technology + Process Experience
We blend operational technology, process technology and information and communication technology with Hosokawa’s processing industry expertise to effectively address the business challenges that companies in dry end processes face, putting them in charge of proactive smart manufacturing systems and regimes and ahead of competitors.
An in-house, smart manufacturing, demonstrator system, built within our Contract Manufacturing Facility in Runcorn links process equipment and controls, enabling us to enhance our productivity and competitiveness whilst delivering an improved service to our contract manufacturing customers.
See Smart Manufacturing in Action
Using virtual reality, live data streaming and the Hosokawa Gen4 App, visitors to the Hosokawa stand will be able to see for themselves the capabilities of the system applied at our contract processing facility – for production improvement, dynamic troubleshooting, remote monitoring, predictive maintenance and day-to day operational management.
Benefits to Your Business
The £1m investment across our Contract Manufacturing Facility allows us to share our knowledge and experience of applied digital technologies with others in the processing industries; giving you the opportunity to see for yourselves how this technology might benefit your business through:
- Insights into all aspects of plant production performance
- Real time asset status to aid decision making, scheduling
- Single screen graphic display for full/zoned plant monitoring
- Automated running to pre-set, optimised parameters
- Remote access to all data, control systems and advisory information
- Advisory alerts to managers on or off site
- Predictive maintenance alerts