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Future Factory Flow: Integrating Industry 4.0 in Press Shop Logistics

12 months (2022)
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Corporate-funded and donor-funded research
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Sole Contractor


The project will achieve the following objectives: Objective 1: Tracing the current state of the art of shop floor logistics in automotive manufacturing plants, with particular attention to press shops. Reviewing main Industry 4.0 technologies. Objective 2: Developing a Digital Twin of the physical and information flows of the whole Press Shop, to investigate how they can be re-engineered to drastically reduce zero non-value added activities. Objective 3: Defining logistics scenarios integrating different Industry 4.0 and material handling technologies. The Digital Twin will enable to assess their impact and achieve the most advantageous B/C ratio.



ERC sectors

PE8_9 - Production technology, process engineering


Total cost: € 26,000.00
Total contribution: € 26,000.00
PoliTo total cost: € 26,000.00
PoliTo contribution: € 26,000.00