The article, ‘Bringing the Power of Industry 4.0 to SMEs: Dismissing Five Common Concerns for Small and Medium-Sized Machine Shops’, centers around a recent Smart Manufacturing deployment at an auto parts manufacturer using our IIoT edge platform, BorgConnect®. It dispels various myths around deploying Industry 4.0 technology in this size of manufacturer, and has been featured in the July 2020 issue of Canadian Metalworking Magazine. A pdf version of the article can be viewed/downloaded below. An online version is available on the magazine’s website.
From Feb. 3-9, 5G Energy was part of a Canadian automotive tech delegation visiting key automotive hubs in India and meeting with leading companies in the sector. The mission culminated with 5G Energy exhibiting its BorgConnect® Smart Manufacturing Platform for SMEs at the 15th ‘Auto Expo 2020 – Components’ in New Delhi, as a member of the Canada Pavilion.
From Nov. 12-14, 5G Energy showcased its Industry 4.0 utilities experience (in asset performance management and energy/power quality intelligence) to the European smart energy ecosystem & utility markets as part of the Canada Pavilion. This year’s event in Paris attracted over 800 exhibitors & 18,000 visitors from 100 countries!
Showcasing our smart manufacturing solutions for enabling operational excellence in small, medium, and large enterprises via digital transformation. The annual event is organized by the Niagara Industrial Association in Niagara Falls, Canada.
We were a sponsor of the 2019 National Hockey League (NHL) Alumni Benefit Tour that saw a number of NHL heroes face off against local heroes in emergency services, in a friendly match. Held on March 22nd in Carleton Place, all proceeds from the event went towards supporting more than 18,000 Special Olympics athletes in Ontario with intellectual disabilities. Of course, the NHL heroes won.
Together with 5G’s industry partner in India, Accurate Gauging and Instruments Pvt Ltd, we exhibited low-cost high-value Industry 4.0 solutions at the flagship event for the Indian metal-cutting sector. Our related live demos in the areas of digital quality control, non-intrusive machine energy intelligence, and production performance analytics for smart Short Interval Control evinced overwhelmingly positive responses from attendees across local industry.
One of Canada’s largest food processing brands adopts our energy intelligence solution, for the proactive mitigation of Power Quality events using real-time analytics, in one of its Ontario plants. This digital on-site unified platform will enable accurate identification of the source(s) of such events, the frequency of their occurrences, and their magnitude thereby providing the maintenance team with the critical 24×7 visibility into the plant’s incoming supply panels to proactively intervene, avoid unplanned downtime, and maximize plant productivity. Learn More
eC4 reduces annual electricity bill demand charges by 7-10% via unified machine energy intelligence across geographically dispersed printing facilities of an English daily.
A major automotive manufacturer subscribed to our energy intelligence solution, eC4, in two of its plants. Our technology was selected after a stringent due diligent process followed by the client’s team.
Our energy intelligence solution, eC4, was exhibited along with our suite of digital automation solutions at the Ontario Centres of Excellence’s annual innovation conference that brings together industry, academia, and government. Our showcase also included 5G’s Empowered Worker™ concept featuring a warehouse picking application using Google Glass™, and the location-aware app of 5G’s asset performance management solution.