L&T Technology Services and Critical Manufacturing alliance to support Danfoss’ smart manufacturing
June 8, 2023 11:23 am
The selection of the Critical Manufacturing MES is part of a smart manufacturing journey for Danfoss, with aims to achieve greater visibility, create transparency, enhance quality, secure IT/OT operations, and have faster time to market.
L&T Technology Services Limited, in strategic alliance with Critical Manufacturing, the provider of innovative, future-ready Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), initially plans to work with the multi-national engineering group, Danfoss, to implement a comprehensive digital framework that harnesses cutting-edge technologies and next-gen capabilities.
Abhishek Sinha, Chief Operating Officer and Board Member at L&T Technology Services said, “The advanced Critical Manufacturing MES complements our industry-leading technology services. Our combined expertise and understanding of the markets we serve, supported by the most modern MES platform for Industry 4.0 success, will enable us to drive better business outcomes for our manufacturing and industrial clients.”
“The Danfoss digitisation project is an important starting point for our partnership. We will work together to uncover opportunities and drive better business outcomes for our joint global customers. Together, we will engineer a sustainable tomorrow and build a better future for the world,” adds LTTS’ COO Abhishek Sinha. The selection of the Critical Manufacturing MES is part of a Smart Manufacturing Journey for Danfoss, with aims to achieve greater visibility, create transparency, enhance quality, secure IT/OT operations, and have faster time to market. The platform will help standardise operations and processes to improve business process outcomes, compliance, and risk management.
Tarun Chopra, Sr. Director, Head of Manufacturing Service, Danfoss Group IT, said, “We selected the Critical Manufacturing MES because of its best-of-suite capabilities that allow users to take advantage of different functionalities within the same unified architecture, which is expected from a modern MOM platform,” comments. “The product has been designed for the future and will enable us to drive innovation within our business. Improving operational efficiency and cost management control gives us a clear return on investment and will enable us to respond more quickly to changing market demands.”
He continues, “While the Critical Manufacturing MES is being implemented in our Climate Solutions segment, we are also defining a global MES roadmap. The ease of deployment of the platform and its performance is an important element as we continue our pathway to digitalisation and standardisation throughout the global Danfoss group.”
Augusto Vilarinho, Head of Global Sales at Critical Manufacturing, commented, “DevOps within our platform means that new functionality and upgrades can be quickly and easily deployed and new sites added, ensuring the system is always future-ready. This supports Danfoss, LTTS and Critical Manufacturing’s aligned visions to take manufacturing to a future state that will deliver new benchmarks in efficiency, quality, agility, and sustainability.”
Vilarinho concludes, “This is an exciting time for our companies, and we are looking forward to a long relationship with Danfoss and LTTS as a strategic partner. I strongly believe that together we will reach new goals and raise the bar for manufacturing worldwide.” Critical Manufacturing works closely with a strong network of certified global partners to ensure customers have access to domain and application experts and are supported throughout their projects.
LTTS works with plant operators worldwide to optimise efficiency, improve productivity, and simplify operations while ensuring compliance with global sustainability standards. The Critical Manufacturing MES is designed from the ground up to embrace Industry 4.0 technologies and provide a comprehensive pathway to smart manufacturing of sophisticated and complex products.