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Take the lead in digital transformation: Can you handle it?

Digital transformation is one of the buzz words of the moment. What does it mean? How can everyone in an organisation play a role and act as a digital leader? At Flanders Make, four colleagues were given the opportunity to follow a Vlerick Business School programme on this topic.

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Adhesive joining technology for on-demand assembly and disassembly - a story of performance, cost efficiency and circularity

Companies are in a constant search of making products lighter and stronger. That is why adhesive bonding is gaining importance in today’s manufacturing industry. By using the right bonding technique, you can significantly improve your products. However, adhesive joints require curing time, which can increase production costs. In our Joining &...

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Robots assemble air compressors at Atlas Copco

Many companies wish to optimise their production lines, often looking for ways to automate assembly tasks. Robots can already take over many repetitive, heavy and boring tasks from human operators, but certain complex actions are still a challenge. Atlas Copco, KUKA and Flanders Make worked together on developing technology for the automated...

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Pickit validates a robot with gripper at record speed thanks to 'Infrastructure-as-a-Service' by Flanders Make

Pickit, a scale-up established in Leuven, has been building for several years on its worldwide ambition to give robots eyes. The Pickit 3D cameras and corresponding software connect seamlessly with well-known industrial robots, enabling them to see and grasp objects in their environment. By integrating artificial intelligence in the software,...

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Collaboration for Accelerating Innovation: 4 good reasons to go for it

We are living in a rapidly changing environment where competition is fierce. As a result, companies need to look for ways to make sure they capture the relevant technologies and knowledge and to ensure fast product developments to stay ahead of the competition. In other words, companies need to accelerate their innovation processes to ensure...

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Setting up an IOT infrastructure is key to exploit the possibilities of digital transformation/Industry 4.0 implementations

A digital transformation strategy with buy-in and support from senior management is important when implementing a digital transformation plan. This plan should contain actions related to the execution of pilot projects with a predefined return on investment (ROI) estimate and an estimate about the value-creating potential for the company of...

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Smart and flexible manufacturing for a healthy future in the pharmaceutical industry

Janssen Pharmaceutica, Pfizer, Sanofi, Agilent, EG, Novartis, MSD, Amgen... Flanders has one of the highest concentrations of top biotech and pharmaceutical companies in the world and a multitude of solution-oriented automation companies with a strong focus on the manufacturing industry and the Life Sciences market.

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Flanders Make and AMS Robotics work together on a lightweight hydrogen tank for the car of the future

Companies are always looking for ways to make their products lighter in view of reducing their impact in terms of environmental burden, energy costs, maintenance and transport. Cars, in particular, are becoming ever lighter, with the search for lighter materials being prompted mainly by environmental considerations. Conventional steel is therefore...

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Flanders Make helps companies to innovate by making available high-tech test and validation infrastructure.

At Flanders Make, we help companies to innovate better and faster. By focusing on innovative products and smart production, companies increase their competitiveness and can respond more flexibly to a world that is changing rapidly.

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