About GKN Driveline
GKN Automotive is the leading automotive driveline technology and systems engineer. GKN Automotive is a global partner to the automotive industry. More than 50% of the 80 million new cars sold every year contain GKN Automotive technology. GKN has a global network of 54 production facilities in 23 countries supplies over 90% of the world's car manufacturers. GKN's manufacturing quality, advanced engineering and system integration capabilities are continuously evolving to ensure the drivelines of tomorrow meet the mobility needs of the future.
What we did together?
We monitored and maintained data collection on a private cloud server to monitor their CNC equipment on the shop floor using dataZen Engineering Technology. We made it easy for them to get an aggregated view for utilization and operational efficiency. There are a lot of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies at play leveraging Oracle, MySQL, SQL Servers in tandem along with web services and business intelligence reporting to provide world class operational efficiency for them year after year to address their manufacturing excellence including capacity planning.
MIRA PLUS™, Designed for shops with multiple CNC controls is a flexible, web-based solution that communicates with various machine tools through API. Simple, affordable machine tool monitoring for any API enabled device or MTconnect based devices.
✔ Tracks real-time and long term machine and operator data for one or multiple machines
✔ Allows selection and capture of non-operating reason codes from machine tool operators
✔ No expensive server platform needed
✔ Productivity improvement range expected > 10-30%
✔ Live and historical machining reports included
✔ Network discovery service that connects to multiple CNC controls at once
✔ Adjustable shift status settings for 8, 12 and 24 hrs
✔ Custom integrations into MES and ERP systems possible
✔ Customizations for Tool Life Monitoring, Wear Offsets, available
✔ Data export to Microsoft Excel
✔ Responsive design for iPad and iPhone use
✔ Private or Public cloud available as option