Nobilia manufactures customized fitted kitchens with a lot size of 1. They require maximum transparency of tracking design data and individual processing steps so that they can locate a particular piece of kitchen furniture in the sequence of processes.
Nobilia manufactures 580,000 kitchens per year in two manufacturing plants located in East Westphalia, Germany.
With Beckhoff and Oracle in cooperation, a link between ERP and design software was created. Meanwhile, TwinCAT enabled Nobilia to continuously tap efficiency potential through the integration of stand-alone solutions. High-level language applications are used in production plants to communicate with the database and supply the respective plant controllers with adapted information. Solution Assessment - Type: IoT - Maturity: Medium (technology has been on the market for <5 years) Hardware Components - Beckhoff Control Panel
|Real-time production data, including design information, parts logistics, production status|
|Emerging (technology has been on the market for > 2 years)|