AAT COMPOSITES has announced the selection of Plataine’s IIoTbased solutions for Manufacturing Optimisation, as part of their Digital Manufacturing strategy and to automate and upgrade its production facilities capabilities.
Plataine was selected thanks to its proficiency in the latest Industrial IoT and AI technologies, and its track record of successful deployments within the aerospace and composites sector. Plataine’s solution was chosen by AAT to automate and improve process control, optimise material yield and advance its cutting & kitting methods and efficiencies, avoiding quality rejects affecting time to market, scrap and rework. The solution will allow for significant efficiency and quality improvements at AAT.
The Digital Transformation with Plataine involves digitisation of the production facility with factory floor sensors collecting real-time data, and the use of AI-based Digital Assistants, analysing factory floor data and offering predictive alerts, actionable insights and optimised real-time recommendations to factory-floor staff.
Plataine’s solution allows real-time visibility and tracking of all material and factory assets, including time sensitive raw materials, tools, kits and machines, through the entire manufacturing process. Paperless production ensures part traceability of the Digital Thread from raw material to end-product and reduces risk of human error, freeing up manpower time for other tasks. Plataine’s technology is agile to respond in real-time to sudden changes in design and production scheduling.
Malte Scherner, Executive Manager Engineering & Tooling at AAT, “We’ve selected Plataine following a thorough analysis of the market and various alternatives to address the operational challenges driven by our current and expected growth. We are looking forward to collaborating with the Plataine team on this exciting project.”
Avner Ben-Bassat, President and CEO of Plataine, adds, “The dynamics of the Aerospace industry require the highest levels of production efficiencies, flexibility and quality to stay ahead of the pack. Plataine’s Manufacturing Optimisation software solution will significantly improve AAT’s operations, resulting in reduced waste, better quality control and higher manufacturing efficiency.”
Plataine’s CEO will be presenting ‘Implementing Artificial Intelligence in Composites Manufacturing: Opportunities, Challenges & Best Practices’ at JEC World, 12 March 12:05pm.
Visit Plataine Hall 5, Stand E58 at JEC World 2019.
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