Industrial robots help with waste sorting

by Sophia Chrenko on 07/30/2020

In the automotive industry and in medicine, it's already hard to imagine working without robots. Soon, they’ll also increasingly be used in waste management to handle sorting tasks. Why is it important to sort waste, and how does it work?

Categories:
Industry 4.0 & IoT,
ERP

Predictive maintenance for a seamless value creation chain

by Michael Wilp on 01/08/2020

Nowadays, a product’s entire value creation chain can be described and represented digitally. From production to intelligent monitoring during installation and down the line to predictive maintenance. Long gone are the days when such end-to-end scenarios sounded like science fiction. Here at COSMO CONSULT, we can help you get there, too, and bring your product lifecycle management to the next level!

Categories:
Industry 4.0 & IoT

Reducing Production and Warehouse Costs with Optimum Batch Sizes

by Michael Hering on 12/02/2019

How much should you produce of a particular product in one batch? How high can the stock level be? Does it make sense to increase the machinery capacity? Challenging questions like these can only be answered reliably with intelligent data utilization. Traditional models for batch size optimization (such as the formulas developed by Harris and Andler) produce initial indications, but they cannot provide comprehensive optimization taking into account all relevant articles, costs, and restrictions. The processes are simply too complex.

Categories:
Data & Analytics,
Industry 4.0 & IoT,
ERP,
Digitization

Automated services for better product quality

by Michael Rißmann on 09/24/2019

At a time when products are becoming more and more similar, service quality and extra services are the surest way to offer unique selling points. Digital technologies and mobile solutions help make service processes more efficient, offer customers a real added value and let you really stand out from your competition.

Categories:
Industry 4.0 & IoT,
Digitization

How to implement task-based production

by Michael Hering on 09/16/2019

Takt-based planning allows your staff to variably schedule, calculate and generate processing times, work plans and requirement quantities. And takt-based production provides optimal support. Finally, with the visual work method and easy-to-use graphical planning interface, you won’t have to worry about employee acceptance. The interaction of planning and execution is maximally optimized using centralized rough planning, decentralized detailed planning and centralized synchronization of deadlines.

Categories:
Industry 4.0 & IoT

How to structure projects like an expert

by Alexander Lang on 09/11/2019

Lately, we’re seeing some increasingly complex and dynamic projects come up. At the same time, the number of project participants is also climbing steadily. All this requires well-structured project planning right from the outset, and that takes professional software tools to control.

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Industry 4.0 & IoT

4 steps to project success

by Alexander Lang on 09/06/2019

Does this sound familiar? You’ve just finished updating and printing a huge project plan, and before you can even blink, it’s already out of date. It would never have happened if you’d used the project planning tool that comes with our industry solutions for discrete & project-based manufacture. This software helps you implement your planning efficiently and precisely.

Categories:
Industry 4.0 & IoT

Intelligent ERP: Optimization Made Easy

by Michael Hering on 06/19/2019

The term “intelligent ERP” is everywhere nowadays. But almost no one knows what it means. The explanation often involves other acronyms or Anglicisms, such as Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, or Industry 4.0. But, what does intelligent ERP mean for German machine and plant manufacturers? What are the specific benefits?

Categories:
Industry 4.0 & IoT,
ERP

Think big - start small: This is the way to manage the move to the Cloud

by Michael Wlip on 03/18/2019

Public, private or hybrid – Which Cloud solution is the right one for your company? Cloud solutions are a dime a dozen. So how do you decide which one is the best fit for your business?

Categories:
Data & Analytics,
Industry 4.0 & IoT,
ERP,
Digitization

Co-innovation at COSMO CONSULT: Innovative products for successful customers

by Claudia Claßen on 03/15/2019

For more than twenty years, the COSMO CONSULT group has been a successful and well-established player in the manufacturing market thanks to its tailor-made industry solutions for contract, process and project-related manufacturing. We bring our own innovative strength together with the ideas and wishes of our customers and make it possible to cover even the most complex processes on the way to digital end-to-end solutions.

Categories:
Data & Analytics,
Industry 4.0 & IoT,
CRM,
Collaboration,
ERP,
Digitization