In order for the latest super-versatile jet PC-24 of the Pilatus family to take off, over 10,000 different individual parts have to be assembled at the competence center for structure assembly operations. A customized storage system from Bystronic helps to master this logistical challenge in an efficient manner.
The energy transition can only be achieved by improving efficiency
How energy is generated is the subject of extensive debate. But how it is used is hardly ever discussed. Yet efficiency measures are indispensable in achieving the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energies. The German efficiency researcher Alexander Sauer knows how industry can make its contribution.
Germany’s first electric car factory sets new standards
The world’s largest car manufacturer is getting ready for the future. Over the next few years, Volkswagen will make a radical transition to e-mobility, and the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau, Germany, will play a key role in this process. With the ID.3 model, the blueprint for the new generation of electric cars is being created here. The bending experts from Bystronic are also on board.
Sheet metal processing: When automation pays off
The German trade magazine “MaschinenMarkt” put this question to industry experts and asked them about the criteria, materials, opportunities, and limits of automation. What is their advice to the industry? The magazine interviewed specialists from a number of suppliers. Thomas Dörig, Head of Solution Center, was given the opportunity to present Bystronic’s point of view.
Production Engineering Solutions, Issue April 2020 - Fiber Diversification
Sheetmetal fabrication and CNC machining subcontractor Inishowen Engineering, which has just celebrated its 25th anniversary, has dramatically increased the size of its production facility in County Donegal. It follows an €11 million investment in a new, 160,000ft² factory, which opened on the company's seven-acre site in Drumfries in early 2019.
Step-by-step approach to becoming a digital champion
Medium-sized sheet metal processing companies are resolutely tackling digitalization. But what can be optimized? How best to automate? And what should be networked? These questions can only be answered through expertise and experience. The roadmap for the future has to be developed within the framework of a cooperative partnership. Bystronic helps its customers to make profitable use of the opportunities presented by new technologies.
Visit us at Southern Manufacturing 11th - 13th February 2020
Bystronic will be demonstrating the Xpert 40 pressbrake with Mobile Bending Robot at Southern Manufacturing. The robot is available for feeding the press brake, turning it into a compact, automated bending cell for producing 3D sheet metal components.
A focus on technology: Bystronic launches the digital magazine Naratek
New technologies offer a wealth of fabric for stories. The focus of the digital magazine Naratek is on telling these stories in an unexpected and visually rich manner. The initiator of the bilingual platform, the Swiss industrial company Bystronic, made a conscious decision to remain in the background.
The carefree package for the entry into bending
Bystronic is advancing into a new customer segment. The Xpress offers concentrated bending technology at an attractive price-level. Thanks to the newly developed press brake, even users without prior experience achieve professional results.
MTI Magazine, Issue October 2019 - Dromone
Automation - Key to retaining manufacturing in Europe
Bystronic completes modernization and conversion of Hall 1
Bystronic is due to complete the modernization of the existing Production Hall 1 at the Niederönz site by the end of 2019. The project encompasses structural improvements to the hall itself as well as a re-configuration of the production layout within the hall. By adopting lean processes, the basis for further development into a smart factory has been created.
Coventry, October 11th 2019
Bystronic UK welcomed almost 100 visitors to its latest event held at the Coventry Demonstration Centre on 1st – 3rd October.