IIT-Madras launches centre for smart manufacturing – Times of India

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CHENNAI: Indian Institute of Technology – Madras (IIT-Madras) has launched a Smart Manufacturing and Digital Transformation Centre (SMDTC) to help Indian companies adopt Industry 4.0 practices to achieve self-reliant manufacturing.
The centre is being established in a joint partnership between Advanced Manufacturing Technology Development Centre (AMTDC), a centre of excellence at IIT-Madras, MESA International (Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association), a global non-profit present in over 40 countries, and Cantier Systems, a solutions provider for Industry 4.0.
Inaugurated on July 13 by Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran in the presence of Pawan Kumar Goenka, chairman, board of governors, IIT-Madras, V Kamakoti, director, IIT-Madras, and other officials, SMDTC, will focus on smart manufacturing education and community interaction, maturity assessment. collaborative research and smart manufacturing supply chain collaboration among others.
“SMDTC will lead in provisioning a Smart Manufacturing Model Factory / Experience Centre and also support Collaborative Research / Innovation for Industry 4.0 in Process Intelligence, Robotics and Machining Dynamics Control Automation,” said N Ramesh Babu, faculty, department of mechanical engineering, IIT- Madras, and secretary, AMTDC, IIT-Madras.

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