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A decentralised concept implemented in a joint product lifecycle management (PLM) strategy enables industry-oriented implementation of development, manufacturing and assembly processes at different production sites distributed across the campus of Bochum University of Applied Sciences within the framework of the BO Smart Factory.




  • On the campus of Bochum University of Applied Sciences, the following institutes and laboratories form the BO Smart Factory with the listed components:



  • Part of the Assembly Lab's Intelligent Production Line are the following components:
    •     High-bay warehouse
    •     Partially redundant robot-based assembly stations
    •     Monorail shuttle system with switches for track-bound workpiece conveyance
    •     RFID technology
    •     Computer vision
    •     Server, network, IT communication
    •     Computer workstations



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