Anja Munzke, Fraunhofer-Institut

Unlocking efficiency: Insights into the simulation of battery cell production at the Fraunhofer IGCV

Efficiency in battery manufacturing: The lecture explores how material flow simulation, led by Anja Munzke, optimizes efficiency and sustainability in battery cell production, offering insights into streamlining processes and minimizing resource usage.

35% reduction in plant-level fluctuations and 30% expansion of warehouse capacity: Simulation-based optimization for production smoothing in a European food manufacturer

The lecture presents an innovative hybrid simulation-based optimization methodology for production smoothing in the European food industry, aiming to reduce plant-level fluctuations and enhance warehouse capacity, offering significant benefits and insights for industrial production optimization.

Advanced approach to the creation of a logistics simulation model

The lecture explores the transformative potential of logistics simulation modeling using an intelligent logistic library, highlighting its ability to optimize AGV logistics through dynamic simulation techniques.

Smart Factory: Unlocking operational excellence: Integrating Plant Simulation in the era of smart factories

Adrián García, from Alhona, will present a lecture on integrating Plant Simulation into the era of smart factories to achieve operational excellence. Despite the onset of the fifth industrial revolution, many companies have yet to fully leverage its potential. García will discuss the concept of smart factories, highlighting their role in enhancing productivity. He will emphasize the significance of Plant Simulation in this context, shedding light on its contribution to optimizing operational processes within smart factory frameworks.

Logistics optimization enhancing plant efficiency: Analyzing logistic routes with heat maps for optimal efficiency and strategic improvements

The lecture highlighted the importance of logistics optimization in manufacturing, stressing its role in ensuring efficient material flow and cost reduction. Jéssica Cette Gomes, an Analyst at Volvo Group Trucks Operations, introduced a pioneering approach: analyzing logistic routes with heat maps for enhanced efficiency and strategic improvements. Her method aims to optimize routes, providing valuable insights for future logistical enhancements.

Building on success: Electrolux group enhances library ecosystem, driving efficiency and innovation

The Electrolux Group lecture at the Siemens Plant Simulation Conference unveils their latest digitalization advancements, focusing on expanding their library ecosystem for enhanced manufacturing efficiency and innovation. Their journey, from 2019 analysis to the 2024 introduction of specialized libraries, showcases reduced development timelines and tailored solutions.

Real-time guidance for workers using smartwatches, AI and the digital twin

Dr. Hugo Zupan, from Digiteh d.o.o., highlights in the lecture how AI and Digital Twin technology revolutionize manufacturing by offering real-time guidance to workers through smartwatches. This integration enhances operational efficiency, task understanding, and transparency while optimizing workload distribution. It enables swift responses to disruptions and facilitates detailed analysis for continuous improvement, ushering in a new era of efficiency and adaptability in manufacturing.

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Battery Production

Maximizing efficiency: Integrating layout planning into battery production

Battery Production: In her lecture titled “Enhancing Battery Production: Integrating Layout Planning into Material Flow Simulation,” Louisa Christin, Project Manager in Production Planning at EBZ Ravensburg GmbH, outlined the synergistic benefits of integrating layout planning and material flow simulation in the context of battery production. By drawing from three compelling use cases, Louisa showcased the evolution of battery production in material flow simulation, emphasizing the challenges encountered and the strategies employed to overcome them. Benefits of the integration, including increased throughput, optimized resource utilization, and streamlined processes are shown. Louisa’s presentation provided a overview of how EBZ is optimizing battery production through the power of Plant Simulation.