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Lantek CAD/CAM delivers a unified solution for sheet metal manufacturers working towards Industry 4.0

Sheet metal manufacturers usually have many different processes which they use to produce finished products and assemblies. These can include waterjet cutting, CNC punching, laser cutting, oxy-cutting, folding, shearing, painting, and assembly. Lantek, a leader in sheet metal and fabrication technology, is unique in developing a CAD/CAM, MES and ERP system which unifies all these CNC processes in one environment and database, irrespective of the different machines and their manufacturers, including all the non CNC operations, all integrated with management and control of the complete business.

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Roadmap for digitizing your Factory

Conferences, forums, articles...regardless of where, time and again they all focus on the advantages of digitizing a factory. We want to be more productive, more cost-efficient, creators of quality jobs, all of which is wondeArticle by Alberto Martínez, CEO of Lantek rful, however...how can I apply this to my business, how do I implement it in my factory? Should I start to buy robots? Should I install sensors all over the place? It’s not important to analyze all the new technologies, the most important thing is that we see everything as a whole and how this impacts on my business.

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Keeping pace with the digital age

We keep reading about digitalisation in manufacturing but are we there yet? We might be closer than you think. So how do you know if your company is ready to digitalise? Companies that have made the transition share common characteristics that make them more likely to be successful.

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Data Analytics and how to make the best decisions for your plant

Data on operations, processes, logistics, personal data, financial data... Data, data and more data. Too much data. So much data, in terms of quantity and variety, that it can be overwhelming. What is the best way to collect and organize them so that they make sense? To know what to do with them, so that they boost the productivity and efficiency of the plant?

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