Studies 2020

How to take Advantage of Digitalized Manufacturing

Study Results /

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Challenge and Motivation

  • Currently it is still open how to achieve economic benefits by digitalization in manufacturing
  • Manufacturing is characterized by various data sources and system providers
  • A concept for system providers and their role in digitized manufacturing system is unclear


  • Identification and evaluation of the potential economic benefits of digitized manufacturing
  • Description of needs and requirements for system suppliers for digitized manufacturing


  • End-user centric approach – Highlight benefits of digitized manufacturing and identification of business cases by using the example of 5-axis milling
  • System provider centric approach – Conception of a practical digitized manufacturing environment