2, RainerBorgerding: must shape the integration process
More and more integration and networking in print production are characterized by cross-industry trends in industrial digitization and automation. In order to achieve business models such as zero inventory and on-demand printing, the premise is a coherent workflow and a close connection with the customer. So this development will be in different forms in every large-scale printing and finishing business become a reality. The process of shaping the integration requires a holistic approach to thinking, and postpress processing occupies a new and prominent role in this way of thinking. In addition, the digital transformation of the personnel and infrastructure put forward new requirements, the future of these requirements must be reflected in the industry.
3, BerndBrombach: Industry 4.0 is imperative
The demand for print buyers continues to grow toward fewer prints and personalized print products. The production process for flexible and intelligent enterprises still invest in the machine, so you can earn a lot of money. Through the electronic media and digital printing can promote the printing mode changes.
Industrial 4.0's digital process chain is not a place like the printing industry's development process, but it is imperative, the purpose is to be able to survive in the market in the future.
4, PaulAlbert: material boundaries disappear
The printing industry 4.0 means that the value creation process of our industry is completely changed. The material boundaries between the customer and the supplier, between the industry and the enterprise are gone, and some of them are completely gone. Value-added chain into a value-added network, small and medium enterprises, like large industrial enterprises and individuals as the impact of digital networking, printing and media companies must be in-depth analysis and research.
Industry 4.0 is a high-speed development of the evolution process, and has long been to the printing industry. It has great potential, but it also brings risks and crises. We as an association will actively support this transformation process and promote the co-shaping of enterprises.
5, JürgenFreier: Printing industry 4.0 is out of the woods
I call it in the positive sense of the dilemma of the printing industry. The main reason for the previous spiral decline in the printing industry was to reduce the cost of printing on the basis of cost and price. And with the help of creative and responsive ads, the difference between the service can not be divided.
In the era of large data, the data can be accurately transmitted to the target group, and in the mail, packaging or photo book personalized provision. Due to the large amount of data and zero inventory production, the system is networked, printing service providers become an integral part of customer value-added chain.
6, FrankEckert: to improve the efficiency of finishing equipment
The printing industry 4.0 is the whole production process for us, from prepress, printing to finishing. Postpress 4.0 on the MBO Group means that the printing plant or binding plant to manage a database, in the database to enter customer and order data. For example, the customer's contact information, the use of materials, printing size, folding and so on. In the ideal case, the folding machine from the database to get the necessary data, in accordance with the automatic adjustment of each job. The database retrieves production-specific data, such as production time, possible failures, and so on. In addition, the MBO's remote service and diagnostic functions are an important part of Postpress 4.0. As a result, it is possible for customers to identify and order related spare parts and consumables by means of targeted online inquiries. Postpress 4.0 is necessary for each company that should reduce downtime and make reliable settlement in order to ultimately improve the efficiency of its finishing equipment.
7, MichaelNeugart: create opportunities for medium-sized enterprises
We understand the benefits of the industry 4.0 for customer support, with print media in the digital era of effective integration program. Especially for the medium-sized printing plant, in order to maintain the future competitiveness and customer contact, this is an opportunity. For these challenges, we presented the corresponding solution for Heidelberg at the drupa show with the concept of "smart printing". Which we understand is that not only integrated offset printing and digital printing, but also all the production process of further automation.
Accurate expression is: the data is our industry new resources, data collection, data analysis, data intelligent use, it is smart printing done, which involves interface management, and finally extended to the automated printing production.
8, MarkusRall: Digitization and automation
At Polar we understand the printing industry 4.0 as digital and automation. Digitization is the integration of machines in the workflow, such as the use of the most advanced Compucut software can automatically create an optimized cutting program, so you can adjust the time to a minimum. Recently our cutting is also digitized, using Digicut laser cutting machine to show the possibility of new cutting and finishing, through the automated hand (claw paper) system to improve efficiency or save people. So not only digital, but also can be used to reduce the cost of automation, that is, to reduce the market price, the only possibility is to maintain or even increase the profit margin.
9, ChristianSchenk: must be combined with technology and people
My understanding of the printing industry 4.0 is that the machines automatically communicate with each other and produce data in order to achieve the best cost-effectiveness of production. It is important and correct to develop in this direction. In addition, we should not forget the human factors, continue to promote unparalleled human intelligence, precisely to adapt to the new situation, only the combination of technology and people can achieve positive development.
10, johannes bischof: make full use of the advantages of digital communications
The printing industry 4.0 mainly means that the hardware solution is networked through the Internet (keyword "Internet of Things" or "Industrial 4.0"). For the printing industry, the use of mechanical equipment and information technology intelligent connection, for example, through the mis system connection, so as to better plan the production process and a comprehensive grasp of the interval more and more close printing orders.
Another aspect of the printing industry 4.0 is the full use of the advantages of digital communications, which means that the integration of customers and products into the digital strategy of the overall thinking, but also means to create new products, such as by augmented reality (augmented reality, referred to as ar), special Is when some printing applications have been eliminated by digitizing.
11, claus bolza-schünemann: expand the scope of maintenance and preventive maintenance
The printing industry 4.0 is known as the kba 4.0 at KBA, which we understand for the intelligent networking of the printing production process, which includes communication between people and machines (m2m), integration of various printed products (Internet of Things) and suppliers , The business process between the customer and the final consumer. For example, at the drupa show on our sheetfed presses. Kba 4.0 customer-focused, through the use of digital transformation, for customers to expand the scope of maintenance services. It is possible for data based benchmarks to be compared between users because they will produce comparable workpieces on the same machine and use our help to produce better products. Another example is the improvement of machine stability through preventive maintenance. In the case of user permission, our maintenance personnel from the KBA printer in the sensor to obtain permanent data, such as bearing temperature data. And then use the software to analyze these data, in the event of failure before the machine can replace the damaged bearings.This article is published by Dongguan Grand Rise Printing www.lxpack.com.
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