Are You Using Digital Twins?

IndustryWeek | February 07, 2020

Are You Using Digital Twins?
Digital twins are rapidly becoming a business imperative for the next evolution of digital enterprises. By design, digital twins take advantage of the vast amounts of data from connected devices to provide a detailed, data-based model of a physical system. As the industrial internet of things connects more and more of these devices within organizations, virtual simulations of physical environments are becoming an increasingly critical piece of an enterprise digital strategy. The capability is compounding with the vast processing power of high-performance computing, enabling diverse industries to apply digital twins to scale simulations, shorten development timeframes and derive tangible business results. While digital twins are being looked at in the digital engineering realm for design and simulation work, there is significant untapped potential in the services part of the value chain, DXC Technology’s Chief Technology and Product Officer Shankar Nagarajan tells IndustryWeek. Examples include servicing parts and products optimally and correctly the first time, and in training service technicians via augmented instructions to achieve significant business benefits.

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Food companies today are like other manufacturing businesses not only focusing on the reliability and quality of the food processing equipment but also on various services which the supplier of the processing equipment can deliver. Apart from the efficient processing lines we deliver, we can be a partner from the initial idea or project stage to the final commissioning phase, not to forget the important after-market service. SPX Flow Technology has Gerstenberg Schroder installations in more than 110 countries around the world. SPX's Flow Technology segment designs manufacture and markets process engineering and automation solutions to the dairy, food, beverage, marine, pharmaceutical and personal care industries through its global operations.

Spotlight

Food companies today are like other manufacturing businesses not only focusing on the reliability and quality of the food processing equipment but also on various services which the supplier of the processing equipment can deliver. Apart from the efficient processing lines we deliver, we can be a partner from the initial idea or project stage to the final commissioning phase, not to forget the important after-market service. SPX Flow Technology has Gerstenberg Schroder installations in more than 110 countries around the world. SPX's Flow Technology segment designs manufacture and markets process engineering and automation solutions to the dairy, food, beverage, marine, pharmaceutical and personal care industries through its global operations.

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