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Pfleiderer and Berneck rely on Siempelkamp MES technology Prod-IQ® group wide

About Siempelkamp

The Siempelkamp Group is a leading international technology supplier. Siempelkamp machine and plant engineering is a systems supplier of press lines and complete plants for the wood-based panel industry, the metal forming industry as well as the composite and rubber industry. The Siempelkamp foundry is one of the world’s largest hand-molding foundry producing castings with a weight of up to 320 t (metric). Siempelkamp Behaeltertechnik supplies transport- and storage containers for radioactive waste. Siempelkamp NIS Ingenieurgesellschaft is a specialized provider of services to the power generation industry as well as dismantling services for nuclear facilities.For more than 135 years, the name of Siempelkamp has stood for sound entrepreneurship.

Top image caption: Online board quality monitoring and optimization with Prod-IQ.quality

Red = Online quality trending, calculated every 10 seconds
Green = Necessary safety margin to maintain the required quality safely
Blue = Minimum quality level that has to be safely maintained

Two of the world’s leading producers of wood processing products have decided to rely on Siempelkamp’s Prod-IQ® MES-system for all their plants. In accordance with Duratex these producers also rely entirely on Siempelkamp, because of the performance of Prod-IQ®.

Pfleiderer’s goal is to connect the evaluation and performance analysis of the press and sanding lines to the SAP system, which has been achieved excellently in Gütersloh and Neumarkt. This year the plants in Grajewo, Baruth and Wieruszów follow suit.

Next to Siempelkamp’s production machinery, Berneck also favours Siempelkamp’s automation solution competence. In order to implement its digitalisation strategy the management opted for Prod-IQ® for the four existing lines as well as for the new plant in Lages, Brazil. In addition to the SAP connection of the press and sanding line, the scope of services also includes online quality monitoring by Prod-IQ.quality (SPOC). The self-regulating wood-based panel plant is already in use in production today. Sophisticated mechatronic system components enable fully automatic product changeover, highly reliable machine condition monitoring and unique quality assurance.