Smart Plant Concepts for smart glassworks engineers

    Glass Worldwide - Sept./Oct. 2016


    Information integration is among the many exciting challenges posed by Industry 4.0, employing concepts that make extensive use of sensors, the processing of collected data and its intelligent analysis. Experts believe that the fourth industrial revolution could be widely adopted throughout indutry within 20 years and companies like Heye International are working to adapt the best concepts to the glass conainer manufacturing process.


    Reinforcing the company’s guiding principle ‘We are glass people’, the Heye automation strategy and the development of closed loop production concepts, combined with the benefits associated with Heye engineering, training and technical assistance, are helping glassmakers to realise valuable productivity improvements....