Industry 4.0 is a term coined to represent the 4th Industrial revolution that we are in. It is driven by advances in digital technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics and Augmented/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) amongst other to enable smart manufacturing that will increase asset utilization, improve efficiency and reduce consumption of resources, in-turn reducing costs and maintaining high competitiveness in the global market.
How do EcoAxis’ Industry 4.0 products benefit me?thogan2023-05-24T10:35:13-05:00
EcoAxis’ Industry 4.0 products help improve your manufacturing processes by reducing quality losses, increasing equipment capacity utilization, reduction in energy and material consumption, and enhancing equipment life and performance through accurate, in-depth actionable insights which can be delivered anytime, anywhere and on any device to increase your topline and also your bottomline.
Do you provide a bespoke solution?thogan2023-05-24T10:35:53-05:00
EcoAxis provides end-to-end, plug n play, ready-to-use Industry 4.0 product for Plastics, Textiles, Tea and Solar industries all developed and delivered via a single, unified technology framework that can be leveraged to deliver custom solutions as well. If you wish to build a bespoke solution for your company, please Contact Us for an account manager to reach out to you to understand your needs.
Can I buy your IoT gateways only?thogan2022-07-15T06:08:24-05:00
axisCONSERVE 4.0 supports a wide range of production infrastructure equipment such as Boilers, Chillers, Compressors, Water/Wastewater/Sewage/Effluent Treatment Plants, Gas/Diesel Generator sets, Pumps, Motors etc. Our platform – SuperAxis (R) – has broad applications and can support other similar equipment too.
Which OEMs do you support integration with?thogan2023-05-24T10:38:19-05:00
EcoAxis IoT gateways support most standard and commonly used field protocols such as ModBus, Profinet, OPC/UA, EuroMap 63 etc. which cover most OEMs. For OEMs that have proprietary protocols, we are able to quickly develop connectors. We have done this for JSW, Toshiba and Toyo as an example. See also the question below ‘Can you integrate equipment that is not digitally enabled?’
Can I integrate my utilities such as compressor and chillers into axisPLAST 4.0?thogan2023-05-24T11:48:18-05:00
axisPLAST 4.0 allows users to track energy consumed by any equipment whether for production or production support if a ModBus-enabled energy meter is connected to the equipment.
axisCONSERVE 4.0 supports a wide range of production support infrastructure such as Boilers, Chillers, Compressors, Water/Wastewater/Sewage/Effluent Treatment Plant, Gas/Diesel Generators sets, Pumps, Motors etc. if the user wishes to not only monitor energy but also their overall health and performance.
Can I integrate my auxiliaries such as dryers into axisPLAST 4.0?thogan2023-05-24T11:50:10-05:00
Yes, we can usually integrate equipment that are not digitally enabled with additional sensors and instrumentation. We have list of standard sensors that we can use with our IoT panel for this purpose.
What does the site deployment architecture look like?thogan2023-05-24T14:20:16-05:00
All communication between your site and our cloud is encrypted. Access to data, once on the cloud, is always via encrypted communication and is restricted based on authentication and authorization rules.
How do you ensure data privacy?thogan2023-06-06T05:32:35-05:00
We do not use any of your data or meta-data for commercialization purposes. We do not share any of our customer data or meta-data with any third party. Data is available only to our customer’s authorized user and to our support team for the purpose of resolving customer issues. Detailed data privacy rules can be found here.
What is your Disaster Recovery plan?thogan2022-07-15T06:21:08-05:00
Our deployment architecture has multiple redundancies to limit single point of failure. We have regularly scheduled backup. Our infrastructure is hosted in IBM data center provides N+1 redundancy and 24×7 security and support. Global availability zones, optionally, can enable migration of workloads across their global data centers.
Can axisPlast 4.0 integrate with our ERP?thogan2022-07-15T06:21:37-05:00
“We chose EcoAxis for its technological superiority, domain knowledge and experience in RPMS (Remote performance monitoring system) which make it a leader in the segment. EcoAxis team has a phenomenal ability to understand our needs and translate them into a reliable solution. We have already considered EcoAxis for 6 overseas projects and would not hesitate to recommend them to others.”
Vice President - Operations, Uttam Energy
“Energy and operational efficiency improvements were our immediate business goals. We decided to go for EcoAxis’ solution digitizing our complete plant floor with access to analytics on anytime anywhere basis…we have achieved close to 15% energy efficiency…we are confident to achieve a further 10% improvement on energy costs in the current year…and are confident that we would be able to drive up to 10% OEE improvements at the factory level.”
Production Director, Ashut Engineers Ltd
“We are excited by the business gains and competitive edge that axisPLAST4.0 has helped us realize in such a short period. Also it will help us to continuously push the boundary of innovation to stay ahead of our competition. Industry 4.0 being a strategic and an on-going program, it requires a trusted and knowledgeable partner like EcoAxis.”
Director, Accurate Industries
“For our competitive advantage, we leverage the data of our interconnected machines, material traceability, and SAP business system for getting live KPIs anytime, anywhere, using EcoAxis’ IoT solutions. Our expectations from the IoT solution were very challenging, but I am happy that EcoAxis has surpassed our expectations.”
Operations Head, Renata Precision Components
“We are delighted to see the latest enhancements in axisPLAST 4.0, especially the daily and monthly reports providing all relevant data that we need”
“We decided to use axisPLAST 4.0, the Internet of Things technology, provided by EcoAxis to collate and analyze live data. It has some unique functionalities built specifically for plastic product manufacturers, e.g. operational reports, mold analytics, etc. providing us tremendous value in terms of operational analysis.”
Director - Technology Evangelism and New Product Development, United Industries