Kaltenbach.Solutions signs a deal with Fraunhofer IPA

Kaltenbach.Solutions GmbH has agreed on a strategic partnership in the field of sawing technology with the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Engineering and Automation (IPA) in Stuttgart.

Due to the great demand from the steel and wood processing industries, a solution for the simple digitization of sawing processes is being developed in the Sawing Technology business unit of the Fraunhofer IPA. Its research activities focus on the economic production of sustainable and personalized products. In the field of sawing technology, machines and production lines are tested, in addition to components, devices and processes. As a specialist in digital transformation in steel processing, Kaltenbach.Solutions is contributing its proven industry expertise to the agreed collaboration.

Sawing machines in industry are designed for maximum material capacity, which leads to high demands on the processing quality and the cost efficiency of the workflows. In the first step of the project, automatic data evaluation is planned for circular and band saws in trial operation on Fraunhofer IPA machines. As part of the strategic partnership with Kaltenbach.Solutions, the aim is to achieve a sustainable increase in efficiency in the use of sawing machines through the use of digital monitoring

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