Filiep Vincent

Thanks to our expertise in the field of smart manufacturing, food companies can process orders faster than ever. Without loss of quality.

Peter Paulissen

This year, the Hannover Messe, which is the world's largest industrial trade fair, was completely dominated by Industry 4.0. Sirris was also present. We’ve picked out the most important trends and innovations for you.

Bart Verlinden

On 3 March the festive opening took place of the eighth Sirris branch in the buildings of Ghent University, Campus Kortrijk. The focus will be on flexible automation of assembling, to make specific technology applications, including in the context of Factories of the Future and Industry 4.0, available for mechanical engineering and mechatronics companies in West Flanders and beyond.

Bart Verlinden

On 3 March Sirris and POM West Flanders are opening the application laboratory for making specific technology applications related to Factories of the Future and Industry 4.0. It will be at the disposal of local West Flanders companies, as well as other companies throughout Belgium. The site, which becomes Sirris' eighth, forms the initial stage towards realizing the West Flanders plan for 'Factories of the Future' for the mechanical engineering and mechatronics sectors.

Bart Verlinden

In order to make specific technological applications available to industry within the scope of Factories of the Future and Industry 4.0 for example, on 3 March Sirris is opening its eighth office located in Kortrijk. The focus here is on mechanical engineering, mechatronics and assembly. Here's a little peep at what you can expect at the opening (and afterwards)!

Bart Verlinden

The production team of the US agricultural machinery manufacturer AGCO uses Google Glass to evaluate finished products before they are sent to distributors for sale. This wearable technology allows the quality team to perform thorough inspections of tractors and, in addition, to not only improve safety standards and the documentation of checklists but also to raise throughput and prevent problems.

Filiep Vincent
Bart Verlinden

Because of their many advantages, the use of industrial robots is long established in high-tech sectors such as automotive manufacturing. However, their drawbacks meant that they were not well known in other sectors or in SMEs. With the rise of cobots, however, this may change.

Walter Auwers

During the new, annual Smart Industry Event on 8 December, all sorts of stakeholders will be coming together to exchange knowledge gained from their experiences and to chart new pathways in this fourth industrial revolution. You can exchange your own experiences with improving production processes and acquire inspiration for planning new business models. Sirris will also be involved.

Andries Reymer

Starting a business in an online environment is regarded as low risk and easy scalable. Today, thanks to Additive Manufacturing technology, this goes for manufacturing hardware too. Creating hardware doesn’t need to be "hard".

Filiep Vincent

Four large and diverse trends are having a sizeable effect on the robots industry, according to The Robot Report.