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GROB-NET4Industry manufacturing execution system

March 18, 2020  

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GROB Systems announces GROB NET4Industry modules, designed to meet the needs of Industry 4.0 in a manner that is flexible, productive, and conserves resources.

GROB-NET4Industry features various modular components that can be combined in a highly customizable manner, ensuring the ideal solution for each application case. The modules within GROB-NET4Industry allow customers to manage direct and indirect areas around the machining process to achieve the most efficient utilization of high-precision, premium-quality machines. From production planning, monitoring, and analysis to the visualization of workpiece machining processes, proactive servicing, and maintenance, all areas of production are integrated.

Additionally, GROB-NET4Industry modules are equipped with integration platforms for all machine types, with the goal of implementing manufacturer-independent digitization concepts and offering comprehensive project support to all customers. The modules are available on the control systems of leading manufacturers like SIEMENS, HEIDENHAIN and FANUC.

Available GROB-NET4Industry modules include:

GROB4Portal               Secure industry platform for all cloud services and other services

GROB4Line                 Monitor machines via smartphone

GROB4Analyze           Machine feedback for the CIP process

GROB4Connect           Connect the shop floor to the ERP system

GROB4Track               Monitor machine axes at all times

GROB4Care                 Service and maintenance portal

GROB4Automation      Intuitive control software for unmanned operation

GROB4Interface          Machine communication the easy way

GROB4Pilot                   Multifunctional and interactive machine operation

In conjunction with GROB-NET4Industry, GROB4Pilot control enables almost entirely paperless production operations. The multifunctional and interactive operating concept is state of the art, featuring a capacitive touch screen, internet connectivity, and 3D support that makes it possible to depict all processes relating to machining. Boasting a feedback function and a walk through supported by visual features, the controllers also open up a whole new way of working.


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