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Machine connectivity

We will connect all your machines!

• Focus on machine data collection

• Communication with new and old machines

• Counter and process parameters read from PLC, HMI, electrical cabinets

• Dedicated solutions: sensors, acquisition boxes, cameras

Modern IoT architecture with data offline buffering

Quick Implementation

We do it on time!

Guarantee project duration in contract

Pilot project in 2-5 weeks

Full project in 4-9 months

Detailed timeline with its monitoring

• Work in SCRUM framework with 2 weeks product increment

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SUCCESSFUL
PROJECT
IMPLEMENTATION

Know-how

We share best practices from realized implementations with our top manufacturing customers.

Our proven solutions bring real value.

Software

Modular build and system flexibility allows focusing on real Clients’ needs and system development as the company grows.

It brings measurable effects in a factory performance directly from implementation.

Implementation

We take responsibility for the entire project.
From system design, machine connections, hardware delivery and installation to software implementation and 24/7 customer service.

SUCCESSFUL
PROJECT
IMPLEMENTATION

Know-how

We share best practices from realized implementations with our top manufacturing customers.

Our proven solutions bring real value.

Software

Modular build and system flexibility allows focusing on real Clients’ needs and system development as the company grows.

It brings measurable effects in a factory performance directly from implementation.

Implementation

We take responsibility for the entire project.
From system design, machine connections, hardware delivery and installation to software implementation and 24/7 customer service.

Proven Solutions

Perfect fit for your industry

Ready product – implemented and verified by hundreds of Clients

Working and tested in different industries

600+ implementations completed in small, medium and worldwide corporations

Worldwide presence (35 countries)

Ready to launch in a couple of weeks

System integration

Dedicated Team

We know you, you know us!

• Team of 10 engineers dedicated to the project

• Direct contact

• The same team for roll-outs

• Professional project management

• Best software implementation practices

Modifications

You need changes and that’s OK!

Any modification is possible

• System is flexible to be adjusted to production processes and its uniqueness

• We work in our own system platform (AOS)

• ANT owns the source code

No 3rd party applications

Business understanding

Your success is our success

• Focus on business value & project goals oriented

Solving real production challenges

Experience in top manufacturing companies gather during 14 years

Consultancy based on experience in various industries and our Center of Excellence

Experience with optimization programs (IWS, Lean, Kaizen)

Modern technologies

Don’t stay behind…

Cloud support (Azure, AWS, MQTT)

Clean and user-friendly dashboards – thanks to UI and UX design

Automated mechanisms for deployment of the new version (DevOps)

Modern programming languages (JavaScript (JS), TypeScript (TS), Node.js, React)

• Can be run on mobile devices

Multilanguage

We can translate the system according to your needs

 

ANT Worldwide

We are a part of a BBS Automation Group with 9 Global Divisions.
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ANT HQ

Al. Pokoju 18 31-564 Kraków, Poland

+48 12 296 50 40

BBS Automation Chicago, Inc.

1580 Hecht Court Bartlett, IL 60103

+16303513000

BBS Automation Lipany s.r.o.

Mlynska 691/20 082 71 Lipany Slovakia

BBS Automation Blaichach GmbH

Immenstadter Strasse 36 87544 Blaichach

+498321609660

BBS Automation Munich GmbH

BBS Automation GmbH Parkring 22 85748 Garching b. Munchen

+4989856073540

BBS Winding S.r.l.

Loc. Fosci 26/E 53036 Poggibonsi (SI) Italia

+390577988043

BBS Automation (Suzhou) Co., Ltd

No. 7-1, Tingrong Street Weiting District SUZHOU Industrial Park 215122 Jiangsu PR China

+8651287770968

BBS Automation (Tianjin) Co., Ltd

Binhai Innovation Park No.4668 Xinbei Road Tanggu 300451 Tianjin PR China

+8602266351260

Kunshan ReaLeaD Automation

Technology Co., Ltd No.99 Muye Road, Kunshan, Jiangsu province, 215300, P.R. China

+86 (512) 5779 4772

BBS Automation Penang Sdn. Bhd.

(formerly known as ixmation (Asia) Sdn. Bhd.) Plot 313, Lorong Perindustrian Bukit Minyak 18 Penang Science Park 14100 Penang Malaysia

+6045047777

Al. Pokoju 18 31-564 Kraków, Poland

+48 12 296 50 40

1580 Hecht Court Bartlett, IL 60103

+16303513000

Mlynska 691/20 082 71 Lipany Slovakia

Immenstadter Strasse 36 87544 Blaichach

+498321609660

BBS Automation GmbH Parkring 22 85748 Garching b. Munchen

+4989856073540

Loc. Fosci 26/E 53036 Poggibonsi (SI) Italia

+390577988043

No. 7-1, Tingrong Street Weiting District SUZHOU Industrial Park 215122 Jiangsu PR China

+8651287770968

Binhai Innovation Park No.4668 Xinbei Road Tanggu 300451 Tianjin PR China

+8602266351260

Technology Co., Ltd No.99 Muye Road, Kunshan, Jiangsu province, 215300, P.R. China

+86 (512) 5779 4772

(formerly known as ixmation (Asia) Sdn. Bhd.) Plot 313, Lorong Perindustrian Bukit Minyak 18 Penang Science Park 14100 Penang Malaysia

+6045047777

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Industry 4.0 – this is what the fourth industrial revolution is changing!

Today, every growing company is familiar with the term Industry 4.0. Manufacturers not only admire modern solutions, but also want the Industry 4.0 system to become a permanent feature of their production lines. What exactly is Industry 4.0 and what solutions does it offer? Can every company implement Industry 4.0 technologies at home? And is the next industrial revolution coming (or rather, when is it coming)?

What does Industry 4.0 mean?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0), that is the concept of Industry 4.0, suggests that we are in one of the next phases of industrial development. So let us go back in time for a moment and see what the first revolutions were like.

  • Industry 1.0 – human labour is replaced by steam-powered machines.
  • Industry 2.0 – mankind starts mass production using electricity.
  • Industry 3.0 – the first automation based on computer systems takes place.

How far have we got? What is Industry 4.0? Industry 4.0 solutions are based on maximum automation of all activities carried out during the manufacturing process. Industry 4.0 technologies are advanced manufacturing management systems such as MES, WMS, EMS or ERP.  IR 4.0 means that not only do we no longer need so much human labour, but also we do not need to be close to the shop floor to efficiently supervise the operations taking place there. Industrial Revolution 4.0 means that we can fully control the production process remotely, from anywhere in the world. The Industrial Internet of Things is not only available for viewing. You can make changes to it, generate reports and carry out analyses based on them. However, this is not necessary because Industry 4.0 technologies will do it for you!

Why should you consider as soon as possible whether you can already implement Industry 4.0 in your plant? The manufacturing sector is now increasingly adopting modern solutions, and we already have the confidence that it will depend on them in the future. Manufacturing 4.0 is another of many future stages of automation. It pays to be ready for change.

Industry 4.0 – which companies can implement it?

Which companies are affected by industrial revolution 4.0? Is there anything that limits them? The answer to the question is: imagination. Industry 4.0 technologies are changing the face of manufacturing in all industry sectors. They are used by the aviation, automotive, food and cosmetics industries. They can be tested by anyone who wants to see for themselves what Industry 4.0 is. Manufacturing 4.0, incorporating cutting-edge Industry 4.0 technologies, guarantees an uninterrupted supply chain and a number of new customers satisfied with products of impeccable quality.

Industrial Revolution 4.0 is changing the face of every manufacturing company, whether global giants or smaller manufacturing players who wish to grow.

Industry 4.0 solutions

Industry 4.0 solutions such as ANT are completely changing the face of manufacturing operations. Some of the most widespread and irreplaceable options are internal management systems. They are combined into a network of interconnections. They collect, store and process data. The artificial intelligence responsible for the actions they take learns in real time. MES is responsible for carrying out efficient manufacturing processes, WMS allows effective management of warehouse resources, the connection of EMS ensures continuous control of energy consumption, ERP allows resource planning, and RCP controls working time and movement of people around the building. Industrial Revolution 4.0 has led to the situation where computers took over all our work!

Manufacturing 4.0 does not mean getting rid of the human being from the production floor. However, it moves people to creative work and eliminates the need for carrying out repetitive, time-consuming tasks. An Industry 4.0 system uses advanced computing capabilities of computers to enable decision-making by systems, thus allowing manufacturing plants to achieve ever higher productivity rates.

Industry 4.0 technologies

What Industry 4.0 technologies are currently transforming manufacturing plant operations?

The three most well-known concepts are the Internet of Services, Industrial Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS).

  • The Internet of Services offers the possibility to make them available in cloud computing. This includes services such as servers, mass storage, data storage, virtualisation, development environments or service applications.
  • Internet of Things means supporting human activities with items that work in a way that we almost do not notice. Applications running in the background, biometric sensors or RFID identification mean that data is collected automatically.
  • Cyber physical systems are any objects that have been equipped with autonomous systems and are capable of making decisions on their own or in coordination with humans.

ANT supports Industry 4.0 system by providing users with direct machine connectivity and mutual collaboration. It enables modern plants to achieve performance indicators that previously seemed impossible.