EMPOWER

Empower the stone sector with innovative technologies that allow a match between the customer needs and the product supply chain.

Tool design

Process engineering for natural stone.

Tool behavior performance based on simulation and Experimental test and validation.

TRANSFORMATION
TECHNOLOGIES

+ Tool Characterization and
    process modelling

+ Simulation and analysis of
    productive processes

+ Characterization and
    classification of tools 

CONTROL OF MACHINES
AND TOOLS

+ Monitoring and control of
    processes and production
    systems

+ Sensing, data collection and
    analysis aimed at the industry
    4.0

+ Development of AI
    technology for adaptive
    control in cutting processes

Digitalization & ICT

Leverage the productivity by bringing the stock to a digital format

Integrate a digital copy of the product throughout the supply chain to track its course and unite the suppliers to the final consumer;

Add flexibility and optimize resources by digitally planning the process

AUTOMATIC
MEASUREMENT

+ With maximum dimensions of 5000 x 2500 mm
+ Up to 80mm thick

STOCK MANAGEMENT

+ Integration with management software
+ Web Platform

IMAGE PROCESSING

+ True Colors
+ Fine Color Tuning
+ Defect Identification (under request)

ARTIFICIAL  INTELLIGENCE

+ Automatic sorting of material
+ Automatic cut planning
+ Automatic project planning

INTEGRATION WITH PRODUCTION

+ Flatness measurement
+ Gloss measurement
+ Communication with CNCs

Robotics & Process Optimization

Using a state-of-the-art multi-process industrial equipment for small product selection and manipulation allowing to validate and optimise industrial systems using artificial vision integrated with collaborative robots that increment flexibility and efficiency.

Novel algorithms developed from human intelligence and used to assist decision-making during setup of the manufacturing cycle

+ Smart tool selection with optimized process parameters performed in an in-loop
mode according to the type of stone

+ Automatic operations sorting ensuring with maximum efficiency, aiming for
    reducing time and energy saving

+ Automatic path planning  according to product design full integration

+ Ability to learn from acquired process data stored on a CPS (Cyber Physical
System) empowering Knowledge Base Applications – continuous optimization

Using large payload Robotics 4.0 equipment to process all kinds of stones and related materials.

Automatic Selection & Artificial Intelligence

Fully integrative system with production

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