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COSMINO AG is the new sponsor for the team uniforms for Gündogan’s Ex-Club S.S.V. Buer

COSMINO AG is proud to sponsor the team uniforms for the C league youth soccer team of S.S.V. Buer (sixth division in Westphalia). This team traditionally from Gelsenkirchen, Germany, was founded in 1964 and is considered the talent pool in North Rhine-Westphalia.

The success youth program has also recently helped to fund their association. Ex-Dortmund team member Ilkay Gündogan played for S.S.V. Buer from 2004 to 2005. For that reason, the “training team” received solidarity funding that was directly invested into […]

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Participation in the Research Project for the Automated Value Stream Analysis based a Mobile Sensor Network

Until now, value streams have generally been analyzed manually. Identification of material and information flows at reduced-detail statistical levels has been exceptionally time intensive.

The Bavarian Research Foundation (Bayerische Forschungsstiftung) spoke positively for the facilitation of a research project for the development of an Automated Value Stream Analysis System based on a Mobile Sensor Network. With a term of 2.5 years under the guidance of the Fraunhofer Institute for Casting, Composites and Processing Technologies (IGCV), the goal of this research project […]

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New Feature for Scheduled (Maintenance) Activities for Machines

The Cosmino Preventive Action add-on-module provides you with support for planning and performing activities affecting the operation of your machines. Scheduled idle time, such as preventive maintenance measures or plant meetings, will not affect overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). Activities that take longer than scheduled will result in wastage despite this.

With the help of the Cosmino Preventive Action module, you can schedule idle time with a fixed duration using a calendar for your various machines. The scheduled appointments for these activities will […]

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Smart Factory at “Küchenmeile” (kitchen-mile)

In eastern Westphalia, between Bad Oeynhausen and Osnabrück, the so called “Küchenmeile” (kitchen-mile) is located along the Autobahn A30. The majority of companies of the German kitchen furniture industry are located in this area and they account for 2/3 of the industry‘s total sales.

Despite the competition in this relatively small area, the kitchen manufacturers are organized under the umbrella of the “A30 Küchenmeile e.V.” (kitchen-mile association) which annually holds the world’s largest kitchen trade fair. This is one of the […]

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Increased Machine Availability as a Service

COSMINO AG, a provider of software solutions for the production industry, and SDI Project Automation GmbH, a service provider for automation and service in the manufacturing industry, together have concluded a strategic cooperation agreement. The uncertainty of the market with regard to Industry 4.0 and the lack of capacities at manufacturing companies require external service providers to themselves select, introduce and maintain the tools appropriate to their work.

SDI Project Automation GmbH from Herford, Germany, is such a service provider. Through […]

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Continuous Availability of Testing Instructions, Product Drawings and Control Plans at the Workstation

The core of our MES/MDA solutions is the Cosmino WorkerPoint. This human-machine interface presents the acquired machine data in real time to the operators. Operators have direct access to all Cosmino software features needed at the workstation, like the SPC dialog for statistical process control.

New features have been added to this SPC dialog, which allow documents and web pages to be linked in and displayed. Operators can now review controls plans, testing instructions and product drawings that are important for […]

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Cosmino Informational Event a Complete Success for Organizers and Participants

“Transparent Manufacturing: Acquisition of Operational Data and Reporting for Continuous Improvement Systems and Shop Floor Management” was the topic of COSMINO AG’s informational event held on July 21, 2015 at the Sheraton Carlton in Nuremberg, Germany.

A total of twenty-nine participants from various companies and industries gathered at the event to hear exciting lectures about the topics of Industry 4.0, KPIs for Manufacturing Companies and Efficient Management of the Continuous Improvement Process followed by an in-depth software presentation.

One of the topics […]

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