Whether in the business or the private consumer context: Custom products, a.k.a. Lot Size 1, present manufacturers with tough challenges. A key requisite of efficient, commercially viable production is optimal collaboration between the players involved in the respective value-adding network – both digitally and on the real-world shopfloor. At the AMB expo in Stuttgart (September 13 to 17,2022), six participating companies plan to assemble a “SmartFactory” to demonstrate how digital collaboration in production actually happens on the ground.
Step by step, visitors will be able to witness how a pen is created to their custom specs – and how the digital twin supports and accompanies the process.