Transformation Eco-factory: A sustainability vision often delivers just as much innovation as sustainability Agoria advises and guides companies in their transformation into the factory of the future. This series of articles will help you to gain a better understanding of each of the 7 transformation domains that play a crucial role. One of the increasingly more important transformations is the 'Eco-factory'. In this article we delve deeper into the themes of sustainability vision and ecosystem approach.
The three stages of the digital transformation journey At this year’s Digital Connect Week organized by Agoria, the keynote speech will be delivered by associate Professor of Innovation at ESADE Business School and Director of the Institute for Innovation and Knowledge Management (Spain), Prof. Dr. Ivanka Visnjic. As an expert in business model innovation for manufacturing companies, Ivanka Visnjic will focus on the key success factors of digital innovation: “True technological innovation is impossible without transforming the business model.”
Atlas Copco, a company undergoing transformation: “The Factory of the Future approach is different for everyone" Compressor production at Atlas Copco's Airtec division in Wilrijk is one of the jewels of our manufacturing industry, driven by a sound approach to innovation in both product and production process. And although Atlas Copco has been around since 1875, the company remains resolutely focused on the future. We met Karl Mast, one of the pillars of the company's Airtec division.
Successful collaboration: Call for interdisciplinary corporate projects with students at KU Leuven Agoria has joined forces with the food industry to organise a new edition of the Interdisciplinary Assessment Project (IAP) focused on Factory of the Future, a topic of perennial interest, especially now the applied method is taking Europe by storm. The final-year students work with an IAP and provide custom-made consultancy services.
Provan: from metal fabricator to 'total solution provider' Being able to put a Factory of the Future trophy on your mantelpiece is a nice reward but not a goal in itself. It is above all a milestone and a nice incentive to continue on the path you have taken. Discover the story of the radical turnaround effected by Provan, which resulted in double recognition as a Factory of the Future, in 2015 and 2018.
ISO and CEN Corona measures ISO has decided that all ISO governance and technical meetings will be held virtually at least until 30 November 2020.
Transport & Mobility Technology Club: A coffee with... Katya Vladislavleva (Datastories) Datastories is a data analytics software company, specialising in the industrial applications of AI and with a growing number of customers in the automotive industry, including OEMs and suppliers. Agoria's Transport & Mobility Technology Club set up a video call with its CEO Katya Vladislavleva. Watch the video here.