Schuler Named “Digital Innovator”
Together with its partner Globis Management Consulting, the trade magazine “Chip” examined patent applications for “digitally relevant new developments” from 2018 to 2020. Of around 2,000 German companies, only one in ten made it to the shortlist. This includes the Göppingen-based press manufacturer Schuler, which can now call itself “Digital Innovator 2022”.
“This award is a recognition of the work we have done to network forming technology,” said a delighted Chief Digital Officer Rohitashwa Pant, who accepted the award on behalf of Schuler. The company first presented a whole package of solutions a year ago with its “Digital Suite”. These include cloud services for monitoring operating status, press force, energy requirements, or cooling and lubrication circuits, the “Visual Die Protection” (“VDP”) system, “Track & Trace” for tracking components, and “Smart Assist” for support at the start of production.
“We are constantly advancing the Digital Suite to improve the productivity and availability of our customers’ plants even more,” announces Rohitashwa Pant. The latest example is the further development “VDP Analyzer”, which can be used to examine possible causes of errors in press shops on a detailed basis and avoid them in the future.