Mitsubishi Electric India hosts its first ‘e-F@ctory Alliance Meet’ in Pune
The global leader in electric and electronic equipment for residential, commercial and industrial applications has developed almost 20 e-F@ctory Alliance Partners across India to provide cutting-edge smart manufacturing solutions
Mitsubishi Electric -- a global leader in electric and electronic equipment for residential, commercial and industrial applications -- organised an 'e-f@ctory Alliance Meet' in Pune, where its associates attended to get the hang of IOT/IIOT and Digital Transformation. Mitsubishi Electric’s 'e-F@ctory' is an extensive solution which integrates IT and FA / OT systems, utilises the full potential of advanced technologies to enable digitisation. The e-F@ctory concept, developed in Japan in 2003, was first successfully implemented in Mitsubishi Electric’s manufacturing facilities in Japan and, today, there are more than 10,000 systems worldwide that are implemented under the e-F@ctory concept.
The e-F@ctory Alliance Meet in Pune was a forum for its partners, industry, industry associations and academia to discuss the challenges faced by the industry and how the e-F@ctory concept of Mitsubishi Electric can facilitate the role of technology in the context of smart manufacturing. This alliance of technology experts helps industries to meet today’s and tomorrow’s manufacturing challenges – together.
Mitsubishi Electric India is contributing towards smart manufacturing by using digital technology to manage and operate the manufacturing processes. This digitisation allows the manufacturers to plan, simulate, build, assess and evaluate manufacturing procedures and systems. It has developed almost 20 e-F@ctory Alliance Partners across India, such as Wipro Infrastructure Engineering, Schaeffler India, Balluff India, Cognex India,eWon India, Entrib Analytics, Dalisoft Technologies, etc, to provide cutting-edge smart manufacturing solutions.
“Mitsubishi Electric India’s Factory Automation business offers a comprehensive range of products and solutions. We have more than 15 years of experience in digitalisation of manufacturing facilities,” says Hisahiro Nishimoto, division manager and director, Factory Automation & Industrial Division, Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt Ltd. He added, “The e-F@ctory concept helps to deliver smart manufacturing solutions and the e-F@ctory Alliance will address the need of smart manufacturing for industries like Automotive, Pharma, F&B, among others. In the future, we will continue to strengthen our alliance with e-F@ctory partner associations for a win-win equation.”
Addressing the first e-F@ctory Alliance in India, Katsunori Ushiku, managing director, Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt Ltd said, “We would like to express sincere appreciation to the partners who believe in our technology. Mitsubishi Electric is ready to contribute towards smart manufacturing and digital transformation - and I am sure that, through such strategic partner alliances, our customers will benefit with better productivity”
The e-F@ctory Alliance Partners work together to help customers reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). This occurs through pre-engineered integration, making the latest technologies easier to use and more cost-effective. The e-F@ctory Alliance concept focuses on helping customers increase productivity and reduce costs within industrial plants and manufacturing facilities. The e-F@ctory Alliance Program allows customers to find and purchase automation hardware and software that best solves their automation challenges. These Alliance Partners deliver suitable solutions in different industry verticals by integrating factory automation products to the SCADA/MES/ERP system.
Mitsubishi Electric India’s Factory Automation & Industrial Division is instrumental in providing advanced factory automation solutions. It is backed by a strong Research &; Development Centre at Pune, six training centres, 18 sales and satellite offices, 10 repairs centres and more than 100 channel partners across the country.