FINAL REPORT: S4Fleet - Service Solutions for Fleet Management
The goal of the Services for Fleet program (2014-2017) was to innovate industrial services that build on the ongoing digital transformation and leverage the existing global fleet of equipment and people. The program results include about 30 business outcomes, almost 200 academic publications, and a large number of internal and public seminars. The program consortium created...
Digitalization brings materials research and design to a new level
DIMECC HYBRIDS and BSA programs bring material research and design to a new level by digitalizing materials R&D. The digital design concept takes full advantage of novel materials. The ultimate goal is to enable to product specific design of materials, and exploiting detailed models in design of material solutions and solving materials related problems in products.
Industrial internet renews service business and maintenance operations
DIMECC’s Service Solutions for Fleet Management (S4Fleet) research program has created various methods, tools and good practices that organizations use in their industrial internet applications and data-based maintenance and services. Industrial internet solutions are expected to improve the efficiency and quality of maintenance as well as customers’ satisfaction toward...
FINAL REPORT: S-STEP "Smart Technologies for Lifecycle Performance "
Smart Technologies for Lifecycle Performance – DIMECC S-STEP (2014-2016) was positioned in the crossroads of two megatrends: the growing importance of industrial service business and the emergence of the industrial Internet. Realizing industrial Internet opportunities in complex investment products like power plants, industrial lifting devices, and metal manufacturing...
FINAL REPORT: MANU "Future Digital Manufacturing Technologies and System"
Future Digital Manufacturing Technologies and Systems – DIMECC MANU (2012-2016) was initialized with the aim of boosting digitalization in the Finnish manufacturing industry. The topics of DIMECC MANU covered different aspects of digitalization of manufacturing, including digital tools to manage and optimize manufacturing processes, as well as information flow in...
Robot welding unit with full digital measuring data
Innovative robot welding unit with full digital measuring data was develop under the DIMECC MANU programme. The developed solution turns the quality checking of weld profiles in automated production systems into digital era creating prerequisites for high productivity and quality welded structure manufacturing.
Automated test method for elastomers
Test method for the fatigue behaviour of elastomers was developed in the DIMECC HYBRIDS programme. The developed test method enables the testing of materials and material combination in various loading conditions without extensive and time consuming laboratory trials resulting in a shortened time-to-market and development processes. The test method also enables the...
Digitalisation of construction projects with multiple stakeholders
Large delivery construction projects are dependent on the smooth collaboration and distribution of vast amounts of information among the participants. Within Fimecc’s Rebus programme Wärtsilä has developed and started using a new cloud-based approach for on-time information sharing and collaboration in projects. The new approach is an important step towards the...
Capabilities for a value-based solutions business
Solution business holds a great promise for many manufacturing companies. Yet, increased solutions business volume does not always translate into profit. Many of the companies find it difficult to define the required capabilities needed for successful service and solutions business.
Strategic Change towards Future Industrial Service Business
The book containing various aspect of industrial transformation towards service business was created as a result of FIMECC FutIS program. The handbook enhances technology-based firms’ service business transformation by providing several contributions to service business research in Finland, with consideration of the latest international developments in the area.