Cloud vs. Edge Computing – Why a hybrid version will do its best for your Predictive Maintenance Solution

To build a global industrial IoT solution, the considerations of system architecture must choose between a centralized and a distributed data processing allocation. That is to choose between cloud and edge computing. On an earlier article, we have presented the main challenges when building a global industrial IoT solution and highlighted the benefits of cloud…

The newspaper at the front door is not enough. Change your business based on Predictive Maintenance.

The newspaper at the front door is not enough. Change your business based on Predictive Maintenance.

IoT and Predictive Maintenance technologies open new doors to new business models. Thanks to these technologies, machine data can be made available 24/7 and allow machine manufacturers to learn from data to create added value for their customers with new products and unique services. However, many people doubt the benefits promised by Predictive Maintenance. Implementing…

The perfect match for improved products & services! Predictive Maintenance for heavy weights.

PREMAS Customer Reference AUMUND Group

Smart conveying – a short slogan with a big meaning. AUMUND has the ambitious goal to be in the forefront of the Industry 4.0 development to set new standards with intelligent machines and improved services for its customers in the heavy industry. Impossible? Not at all! Together with PREMAS AG, AUMUND turned its vision into…

Integrated vs. standalone – how to integrate best a single purpose Predictive Maintenance Solution

How to integrate a single purpose Predictive Maintenance Solution

With a growing number of interconnected machines and advanced computer capabilities, the question of isolated vs. integrated systems is more present than ever. There are more and more solutions available which provide benefits to industrial operations. Many new machines bring along own information and management systems. Other systems are added to existing machines providing updated…

Data quality – reduce to the min or push to the max? Keep the balance to achieve your goals in Predictive Maintenance.

PREMAS® Cloud

Data is key – especially in the field of Industry 4.0. No data, no prediction! However, finding the right balance between the min and the max data quality possible can be a challenge. Many companies are collecting an incredible amount of data (hello big data!). But to be honest: the same also struggle with handling…

Progress despite stagnation – Break the boundaries of limited budgets and old machines with IoT based Predictive Maintenance

break the boundaries of outdated machines with predictive maintenance

Capital intensive industries, like the cement industry, are characterized by high initial investments and an asset lifetime of 50 years and more. As a result, you will find building infrastructure and mechanical equipment which is in operation since decades. Tight financial targets for EBITDA and cash flow have resulted in reduced replacement CAPEX and have…

Say goodbye to your crystal ball. Gather the right data with the right sensors to achieve your Predictive Maintenance goals.

Say goodbye to your crystal ball. Gather the right data with the right sensors to achieve your Predictive Maintenance goals.

Predicting a failure or remaining lifetime of a component is the typical target of Predictive Maintenance. Although many highly experienced maintenance technicians have developed an intuition for an individual machine and can sense the condition and its development, they shouldn´t take the role of a fortune teller. They should be experts and leaders making good…

Developing a global Industrial IoT solution (IIoT) – challenges and how to overcome them

Challenges of developing a global Industrial IoT solution

IoT has been a rapid development shaping the industry and the world in the last decade. Several technological developments make this possible: new and smart sensors, faster networks, growing cloud performance, to name a few. At the same time the challenges have grown in complexity with the increasing number of online devices, and its capabilities.…