Utilizing the Asset Administration Shell to Make the Process Industry Changeable

The process industry is characterized by closed systems that cannot be inferred easily from the outside, enormous process durations, and long ramp-up and ramp-down times. As a result, changes to process plants are even more costly than in discrete manufacturing….

Measuring the Performance Efficiency of Eclipse BaSyx

Industrie 4.0 (I4.0) is about end-to-end digitalization between IT (information technology) and OT (operation technology), i.e., the shopfloor. For example, the production of small lot sizes requires the ability to efficiently change production. Modern approaches, such as service-oriented manufacturing and…