Bharat Fritz Werner’s wholly-owned subsidiary m2nxt Solutions has joined hands with Stratasys India to aid the Indian Manufacturing ecosystem adopt additive/3D printing technology solutions. The former presented its innovations at the recently held Open House event i smart factory 2020 at Bengaluru on March 12 -14, 2020.
m2nxt Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharat Fritz Werner Ltd (BFW), India’s leading provider of smart manufacturing solutions, has partnered with Stratasys India, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd, the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company.
This partnership is aimed to deliver the synergies from combinations of professional 3D printing solutions, smart processes and
solutions, additive manufacturing application consultations and customer services to help enterprises prepare for Industry 4.0.
m2nxt Solutions provides comprehensive scalable, modular, brand agnostic solutions for Factory Automation - physical and cyber and process engineering. The IRIS-based Cyber automation solutions include shopfloor data acquisition, data management, analytics leading to industry 4.0 compliant con-nected manufacturing. The Physical automation solutions include deployment of Robots, Gantries, Cobots, AGVs for efficient shopfloor operation.
Stratasys is a global leader in additive manufacturing/3D printing technology and is the manufacturer of FDM® and PolyJet™ 3D printers. The company’s technologies are used to create prototypes, manufacturing tools, and production parts for industries, including aerospace, automotive, healthcare, consumer products and education. Stratasys 3D printing ecosystem of solutions and expertise includes 3D printers, materials, software, expert services, and on-demand parts production.
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At the recently held Open House event i smart factory 2020 in Bengaluru, m2nxt presented its products such as the IRIS Data acquisition, physical automation, AGVs, 3D Printing & Process Engineering Solutions. It also displayed products that led to industry 4.0 compliant connected manufacturing.
While talking about the partnership, Ravi Raghavan, Managing Director & CEO, BFW, said, “Today’s disruptive environment of manufacturing is driven by digitalization, light weighting, usage of alternate materials and alternate pro-cesses for creating complex components of various end products. m2nxt has a deep understanding of manufacturing needs and Stratasys is pioneer in material technology and state-of-the-art 3D printing technology - based on FDM and Polyjet. Combination of these two strengths will help Indian Manufacturing ecosystem to explore alternate competitive solutions by deploying the Stratasys 3D machines for app-lications developed by m2nxt.”
“In the era of Industry 4.0, manufacturing with additive opens new doors with limitless possibilities. m2nxt’s domain expertise in smart manufacturing combined with Stratasys 3D Printing will enable our customers in creation of products that are first-to-market, fully customized, and dynamic. We are pleased to welcome m2nxt to the Stratasys partner ecosystem,” said Rajiv Bajaj, Managing Director, Stratasys India and SEA.
IRIS Data Acquisition: IRIS is a single integrated solution with a secure, robust and cloud-based infrastructure. It is designed and developed to receive real-time, accurate data from assets in a micro level ensuing monitoring, managing, comparison and improvement of activities and processes as per the requirement of various levels of stakeholders.
Physical Automation: m2nxt Solutions also offers future manufacturing needs of modular scalable and comprehensive solutions like material handling, heavy duty component loading and unloading, pick and place of mass production components, providing data analytics to maximize OEE, productivity, quality and many more.
This partnership is aimed to deliver the synergies from combinations of professional 3D printing solutions, smart processes and solutions, additive manufacturing application consultations and customer services to help enterprises prepare for Industry 4.0.
(L-R): Jagannath V, Business Head, m2nxt; Praful Shinde, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, BFW; Ravi Raghavan, Managing Director, BFW; and Sathish Kumar, Deputy General Manager, Stratasys India Pvt Ltd.
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