[digital factory]

df_digitalefabrik“Digi­tal fac­to­ry” is the pream­ble of a com­pre­hen­si­ve net­work, which con­tains digi­tal models, methods and tools. For instance, simu­la­ti­on and 3D Visua­liz­a­ti­on, which are inte­gra­ted through a con­sis­tent data manage­ment system. 

The aim ofDigi­tal Fac­to­ry” is the inte­gra­ted plan­ning, eva­lua­ti­on and con­ti­nuous impro­ve­ment of all essen­ti­al struc­tures, pro­ces­ses and resour­ces of the real fac­to­ry in con­junc­tion with the pro­duct.

The focus is loca­ted at an ear­ly and care­ful­ly coor­di­na­ted plan­ning and design of the fac­to­ry, invol­ving each deve­lo­p­ment of the final pro­duct. (VDI 4499)