Focus on solutions for smart machines, factories

B&R Innovation Day 2016 conference

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L– R: Debabrata Deb, director, Future Formats; Virbus Mirche, automation manager, Alfa Laval; Sanjeev Nimkar, general manager, IMA PG; Mahesh Mahajan, vice president – technology, Accenture; PV Sivaram, managing director, B&R India; and Atul Modi, Global Lead – control and automation, Unilever

HTML web technology for a platform independent HMI development is going to transform the way automation engineers develop visualization. With the advent of big data, manufacturers are in search of solutions for data connectivity, recording, reporting and analytics. With APROL process control B&R offers a scalable and flexible solution which meets the demands of all the stakeholders of a factory operating in a global market.

“We bring one innovation every day. Innovations are not just new products but also refinements in already available products and processes. We call them silent innovations. This shows our commitment as well as strength to give the value and competitive edge to our customers thereby bringing enormous benefits,” stated  PV Sivaram, managing director of B&R Automation India, in his opening speech.

A congregation of guest speakers from companies like Unilever, Accenture, IMA PG, Alfa Laval, Future Formats gave diverse perspectives on building smarter factories from the viewpoint of end users as well as equipment suppliers. The chief guest was Atul Modi who is a global lead for automation and controls at Unilever. With his keynote speech – Smart factories: A visionary perspective, he addressed the gathering comprising manufacturers, machine builders, integrators and technology providers with insights on trends in manufacturing such as flexibility and sustainability driven by changing consumer demands, key technologies which enable one to achieve a balance and expectations from technology providers.

Packaging South Asia is the cooperating media partner for drupa 2016 which is scheduled to be held from 31 May to 10 June at Dusseldorf, Germany