SmartFab Case Histories

Castel: digitizing for better communication and integration in the value chain

  • Year of birth: 1961
  • Employees: 160
  • Location: Pessano con Bornago (MI)
  • Industrial Sector: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning components

Why SmartFab?
“Castel is an Italian family business who strongly believes in innovation and found the solution in SmartFab ideal for a valid and quick access to the digital world”.

Stefano Ripamonti – Controller & Industry 4.0 Manager

Needs and Objectives:

  • Awareness and management of data relating to the production machinery performamces
  • Uniformity of the collected data
  • Improve communication and integration among the value chain players
  • Tranforming data into effective and usable information, supporting decision making

What, Why and How

“SmartFab is a simultaneous data translator and thanks to it we have become more aware of our production data.

SmartFab is a very flexible solution: we have digitized both recent and dated machinery without problems. SmartFab is the ideal solution for those who experience production issues everyday.

SmartFab is the ideal platform for companies in which manufacturing is the core business: it is a tool itself that, by monitoring in real time, allows you to be proactive at the right time”

Stefano Ripamonti – Controller & Industry 4.0 Manager

 

 

Truffini and Reggé: an evolving company in the pharmaceutical sector

  • Year of birth: 1917
  • Employees: 72
  • Headquarters: Milan (MI)
  • Industrial Sector: Chemical Pharmaceutical

Why SmartFab?
“The the market in which we operate is continuously growing and with an intense production rate. The real challenge nowadays is to work on continuous improvement plant efficiency.
In SmartFab I saw a conceptually very simple tool, capable of essentialize all the actions to be performed on the machine.”

Antonio Seneci – CEO of Truffini Reggè Farmaceutici

Needs and Objectives:

  • Have timely information on work and setup times on machines
  • Gain first statistical data to set the standard production cycles
  • Get objective feedback to use as decision support to undertake improvement actions
  • Have a tool available for effective production scheduling in a complex environment

What, Why and How

“We implemented SmartFab in a smooth and gradual way, with the first installations with edge machine monitors, in an area led by an experienced foreman, open to innovation .

SmartFab is the result of an excellent idea to connect machine directly to the company information system. It is not a solution suitable only for large companies.
Every moment I can have the pulse of the production situation without physically going to the machines».

Antonio Seneci – CEO of Truffini Reggè Farmaceutici