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Future Automotive Factory

Digitalization boosts automotive production

Digitalization, plant networking and Industry 4.0 are key innovation drivers in machinery and plant engineering and can form the basis for this. At thyssenkrupp Automation Engineering we focus our activities in this area under the term "Future Automotive Factory". With the know-how of our automation and process specialists, optimization approaches are developed and integrated into the plants of the future.

Future Automotive Factory

We have understood the potential of digitization in production and are creating a picture of the automotive production of the future with the Future Automotive Factory.

Stefan Fuchs, Head of Product Management thyssenkrupp Automation Engineering

We are focusing our activities in four innovation clusters

In the Digital Factory, we develop next generation solutions with the use of digital planning and simulation tools.

In the area of Data Management & Analytics, we enable our customers to use their production data intelligently and develop solutions that offer real added value.

In Automation+ and Smart Technologies, we focus on innovative automation solutions and smart shop floor solutions for production.

The Digital Twin represents the connecting of the different data sources. By interfacing the Digital Twin with the real production plant, we work on solutions for planning, training and optimization.