The right tool management is an important productivity factor in Industry 4.0. Production-oriented tool data management is crucial for an efficient production. Through a continuous exchange of information and data flow on both the planning and production levels, tool data management becomes more agile and the productivity increases.
The presentation gives an overview of Smart Factory and integration possibilities and shows the importance of efficient tool data management and how significant a close integration of tools and production is in every Smart Factory.
Patrick Bliki worked over 12 years as Tooling Support Specialist in the Aerospace industry before he became part of an international team for Tooling and Tool Data Management at the Walter AG and later at Mozaiek.
Since 16 years he is now working for TDM Systems as an Account Manager for Benelux, France and the French speaking part of Switzerland. Patrick Bliki supports his customers with Tool Data Management solutions and strengthens the cooperation between TDM Systems and their customers in those regions.
TDM Systems is the leading software provider for managing tool data in the metal cutting industry. The company is the competence center for tool management within the SANDVIK Group, of which TDM Systems is a 100% subsidiary. This allows TDM Systems to rely on the know-how of internationally leading tool manufacturers and participate in their customer projects. The focus of TDM Systems is on solutions and services for the entire life cycle of tool data. TDM Systems contributes to optimized planning and provision of metal-cutting tools by offering a wide range of interfaces.