• Ankita KS 

By Ninad Deshpande, Specialist – Open Technologies, and Aravind Mangarsi, Business Head – Process and Factory Automation, B&R Industrial Automation

The presentation focuses on use of open source standards and their contribution in transferring data safely from field to the MES / ERP layers or cloud for analytics. This reduces the cost in manufacturing and achieves a complete connected, smart shop-floor and factory leading to efficient and seamless data exchange in manufacturing plants.

Key takeaways:

  • Deeper understanding of the Reference architecture driving Industry 4.0 
  • Implementing smart factories with lowest total cost of Ownership. 
  • Understanding solutions available for middleware 
  • Understanding the open source standards necessary for implementing smart factories 
  • Future trends in manufacturing 
  • Real use case on Industry 4.0

Speakers Profile: 

Ninad Deshpande

Ninad Deshpande graduated in Electronics and Telecommunication engineering from University of Pune and is having varied experience in automation industry. He has worked in different areas of automation industry like application development, testing, R&D. Presently working with B&R Industrial Automation Pvt. Ltd as a Specialist – Open Technologies. As a specialist he is responsible for the India activities for the Ethernet.

Mr Arvind Mangarsi, graduated from Mysore University in Electronics & Communication Engineering and also has a Masters Degree in Marketing Management from K.J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Resarch(SIMSR), Mumbai. He has 22 year of vast experience in the field of Factory & Process Automation having worked for companies like M/s Phoenix Contact India Ltd, & Pepperl + Fuchs(I) Pvt Ltd. Currently he is working as a Business Head-Products &Projects, for B&R Industrial Automation Pvt Ltd.

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