Lightening the heavy equipment load.
Tough on the job. Tougher on the plant.
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Introduced by Senator John Tester of Montana, the right to repair order was created to allow owners like farmers to self-repair machines, among other equipment.
Equipment from the past. Problems for the future.
Approximately 90% of heavy equipment factories still use forty- to fifty-year-old equipment. These decades-old analog features and proprietary communication protocols present major challenges to moving these plants toward Industry 4.0 solutions.
In our modern age, on-road and off-road heavy equipment manufacturing demands environments that are automated, digitized, flexible, safe, and efficient. And on top of that, they must minimize the use of natural resources in the production process.
- Attract and retain talent
- Meet sustainability goals and reduce carbon footprint
- Upgrade legacy equipment and implement Industry 4.0
- Optimize facility layout
- Improve digitization