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Process Data Management

Container technology: Lower costs, significantly more performance

Database Archiving, Process Data Management, Quality Assurance, Worker Guidance

CSP integrates Docker containers into its products. Their level of high availability, scalability and resource-saving use makes them the ideal partner for IT managers.

 

Container-Technologie Docker

 

Container technology is becoming more and more established replacing virtual machines. This is primarily because they are suitable for applications that are more static and do not change often, whereas containers are much more flexible and make frequent updates possible in a simple way. This technology is therefore ideal for applications with varying workloads. “Containers can be used across operating systems and are highly available. If one quits, the next one steps in. Just like a train, containers can be easily connected and disconnected as needed,” explains Stefan Hammermüller, Strategic Product Manager at CSP.
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Feedback requested: Release Candidate OPC40451-1 ready for launch

General, Chronos, Database Archiving, Process Data Management, Quality Assurance, Worker Guidance

Working group for joining technologies presents OPC UA Companion Specification. The aim of the cooperation is to maintain manufacturer independence in terms of machines, tools and bolting systems. Their unified, fast and cost-effective connection and the reduction of integration complexity in industrial automation are amongst others the focus topics.

 

OPCUA_VDMA_Release Candidate CSP

 

Bolting systems consist of numerous components that can now be modeled in a standardized way: Controllers, tools, storage devices, sensors, cables or even batteries, for example. Application areas are IT asset management, condition monitoring, result management and event management.

 

The German Engineering Federation, VDMA, recently conducted a study on interoperability in mechanical engineering among more than 600 companies in its sector. The results show that the goal of interoperable interfaces such as OPC UA must be to map production systems universally.

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CSP joins the VDMA initiative “OPC UA IJT”

General, Process Data Management

Leading manufacturers are working with VDMA Robotics + Automation to develop an OPC UA Companion Specification (CS) for joining technologies. Active participation in expert committees ensures the earliest possible support for CSP customers.

 

Mitgliedschaft membership VDMA CSP OPC UA IJT

 

Machinery and plant engineering is considered as one of the innovation drivers of the German economy. With its technologies, this industry includes all areas of life. For example, it provides new solutions in the fields of engine technology, energy efficiency, resource preservation and medicine. The largest network organization in Germany and Europe, with around 3,300 members, is the German Engineering Federation (VDMA). For communication and data connection between machine and IT, OPC UA increasingly established itself as a standard in industrial automation. This is an open and flexible communication protocol for automation applications.

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Improve production management with new CAQ solution from CSP

Process Data Management

Innovative component tracking with IPM® RCS enables tracking according to ISO 9001 in real time, increases transparency on the shop floor and has a positive effect on the cost structure of manufacturing companies. Automated container tracking introduces itself as another feature.

 

CSP Software IPM RCS Produktionsmanagement verbessern

 

If components are integrated, bought in large batches or purchased from different suppliers, processing companies must maintain an overview and ensure traceability. What if there are low-quality batches among the supplies? Of course, this also applies if components suddenly turn out to be defective during the production process, for example due to incorrect assembly or if the FIFO principle has not been observed and parts have been stored for too long. No matter how it happens – if individual parts are defective or damaged, they can affect the functionality and safety of the end product. But what can be done to prevent this from happening in the first place? How to quickly figure out where defective parts are already installed?

 

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Preventing product liability damages: Reducing risks through preventive measures and process documentation

Database Archiving, Process Data Management, Quality Assurance

Anwalt1_ENHigh costs and reputation damages from production deficiencies can be effectively avoided. Measures such as batch tracking and process monitoring protect against third-party claims.

 

The combination of preventive measures as well as the documentation and regular analysis of production data helps producing companies protect themselves against product liability claims. Read More