umati has new partner Gleason

Gleason is now part of the umati community.

 

What expect­a­tions do you have of umati, what do you expect from the partnership?

We expect to devel­op a com­mon, inter-com­pany, inter-pro­cess, inter-mod­el stand­ard which enables pro­duc­tion assets to com­mu­nic­ate dir­ectly regard­ing pro­duc­tion and pro­cess data, build­ing a base for advanced dia­gnostics and efficiency/process/product optim­iz­a­tion, and finally a Smart Factory. 

What advant­ages does umati offer your com­pany and your customers?

A uni­fied inter­face stand­ard will enable cus­tom­ers to over­come mar­ket restric­tions, choos­ing freely equip­ment of dif­fer­ent man­u­fac­tur­ers, con­nect­ing assets than nev­er exper­i­enced before. For man­u­fac­tur­ers, integ­ra­tion of third party ser­vices like auto­ma­tion, tool­ing or soft­ware apps should become much easier.

How do you eval­u­ate the expan­sion of the umati ini­ti­at­ive to the entire mech­an­ic­al engin­eer­ing industry?

It is very wel­come since all ele­ments of pro­duc­tion assets will need to fit with each oth­er to really optim­ize processes.

 About Gleason

Gleason is a glob­al lead­er in gear tech­no­logy. Gleason’s “Total Gear Solu­tions” claim ranges from the devel­op­ment, pro­duc­tion and sales of gear and trans­mis­sion design soft­ware, gear man­u­fac­tur­ing machines and related accessor­ies, to met­ro­logy cen­ters and auto­ma­tion sys­tems. Gleason products are used by cus­tom­ers in the auto­mot­ive, com­mer­cial vehicle, aerospace, agri­cul­tur­al, min­ing, energy, con­struc­tion, power tool, mar­ine and many oth­er indus­tri­al equip­ment mar­kets. Gleason has man­u­fac­tur­ing facil­it­ies in the U.S., Brazil, Ger­many, Switzer­land, India, China and Japan, and oper­ates sales and ser­vice offices in North and South Amer­ica, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more inform­a­tion about Gleason Cor­por­a­tion, please vis­it www.gleason.com.