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IO-Link customer stories
ABB: Cost savings with IO-Link
ABB in France relies on ifm to equip their distribution systems with IO-Link masters and I/O modules. This helps them save time and material for cabling. The possibility to be independent of a specific fieldbus makes the offer of ABB France very flexible.
NEREUS: Reliable wastewater treatment thanks to IO-Link
NEREUS develops and produces compact filter pump systems for the filtration of wastewater. With ifm, they have a reliable partner who supplies them with numerous sensors, such as pressure sensors, temperature sensors, level sensors and their new conductivity sensors.
Technoalpin: Efficiency increase of snow cannons
Technoalpin is a manufacturer of snow cannons based in South Tyrol.
Thanks to numerous sensors in snow cannons and pumping stations, ifm helps to bring progress to the slope. IO-Link technology ensures a highly efficient system control. The software allows the customer to conveniently evaluate all data such as flow rates and system parameters and adjust them as required.
Starrag: Digital upgrade with IO-Link
Industry 4.0 is among other things about creating a digital silhouette of a plant, thus allowing for computer-aided process optimisation. The essential information is provided by many sensors that are already installed for machinery control anyway. Thanks to IO-Link technology, these sensors provide much more data than mere switching signals or analogue values. Starrag Technology GmbH in Bielefeld (Germany) is a company that produces machine tools and extensively equips them with IO-Link sensors from ifm. Thus, end users are all set for the industry’s digitisation which is becoming increasingly relevant.
Skanderborg Bryghus: Optimum production results with IO-Link
We rely on short distances and direct advice to turn the cooperation with our customers and partners into a success. In this example of a brewery in Skanderborg, the cooperation between GEA and ifm resulted in an utterly modern and highly automated brewery where no process is left to chance. From the extensive monitoring of tanks to the bottling of the beer, different ifm products support the automation process.