Technology Workshop

John Kowal

John Kowal

Director, Portfolio & Marketing, B&R

The Adaptive Machine: Batch Size One Production with Automated Efficiency

Tuesday, May 14
2:20 - 3:00 pm

Digital business models for manufacturing call for mass customization.  The adaptive machine is helping manufacturers achieve batch size one cost effectively, because instead of conforming to a sequential production process, the adaptive machine uses intelligent track technology to adapt the process to the product being made.  From personalized meal kits to customized surgical kits, the adaptive machine is changing how production systems are designed.