Smart Factory Exhibiting at the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 31st January 2017 Stand 107.

Smart Factory Exhibiting at the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 31st January 2017 Stand 107.
December 23, 2016 Brendan Sheppard

Join Smart Factory at the 2017 National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition on the 31st of January 2017 to hear from an impressive line-up of manufacturing leaders, academics and government agencies who will engage in a stimulating blend of key note addresses and debates.

Smart Factory

Digitising the physical world or The Internet of Things has received enormous attention. We will show you how to look beyond the hype and to understand practical ways IoT technology can create real economic value for your business. The ability to electronically monitor and manage equipment and products in the physical world, makes it possible to bring data-driven decision making to new realms of human activity and to optimise the performance of systems and processes.

Smart Factory are on stand number 107 and demonstrating the following solutions.

MDES – on Siemens Tablets

Industrial Networking

Banner Wireless

Data Visualisation

IP65 Cart

Siemens OIT Product


Downtime video analysis

Software MES/MOM/OEE

We have developed a solution to capture, analyse and visualise key performance indicators from the manufacturing, logistics and utility sectors, using smart Industrie 4.0 technology. Our smart solutions reduce the amount of time and resources required to capture and communicate critical information across your organisation and dynamically translate this data into actionable intelligence. They empower employees to take the appropriate corrective action to help eliminate losses and promotes a sense of ownership and collaboration. Our secure OPC architecture can communicate to virtually every type or brand of PLC. Smart wireless sensors facilitate the capturing of data from non-networked machines or semi-manual/manual processes. Intuitive mobile touch screen devices convert manual paperwork into lean digital workflows. Interactive smart digital displays eliminate the wasteful effort of preparing and printing paper reports and help to digitise the daily management process. Continuous product and process improvement and the elimination of waste, is a fundamental principle of lean manufacturing. Capturing and visualising data to highlight losses in real-time has been proven to change behaviour, improve throughput and quality and has been shown to improve overall productivity by 5-10%.

Smart Factory Event Guest Speaker Domhnall Carroll Siemens.

Domhnall Carroll, Division lead, Digital Factory division, Siemens Ltd

Topic: Implementing Industry 4.0 – Experience of Siemens manufacturing sites.

This presentation describes how Industry 4.0 and advanced manufacturing concepts are used within Siemens’ manufacturing sites to address a changing competitive landscape and new customer demands.


Domhnall leads the Industrial business in Ireland at Siemens, a leading global supplier of manufacturing automation equipment, software and services. In addition to the local business of Siemens Ltd., Domhnall is currently focussed on the global development of data driven services in support of Industry 4.0 and the factory of the future. Based in the Siemens Operations Centre in Dublin, this work is part of Siemens’ R&D activities in industrial data analytics.

Domhnall joined Siemens in 2003, prior to this having held roles in engineering, sales and marketing in the electrical industry.

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