The manufacturing of large-scale parts needs the implementation of a holistic data management and integrated automation methodology to achieve the desired levels of precision using modular and more flexible equipment.
Large-part manufacturing is characterized by the high customization required (built-customer specific). Also, manufacturing of complex large-scale parts involves a variety of subassemblies that must be manufactured and assembled. This high degree of personalization implies a great effort in the design and the posterior verification after manufacturing, to achieve high precision. On the other hand, this customised product-centric design requires an optimisation of the resources of the workshop - i.e. workers, machines, devices - for a responsive, reconfigurable and modular production, targeting the execution of key labour-intensive tasks by preserving industry-specific workers? knowledge and skills (worker-centric approach).
PENELOPE proposes a novel methodology linking product-centric data management and production planning and scheduling in a closed-loop digital pipeline for ensuring an accurate and precise manufacturability from the initial product design.
PENELOPE is built over five pillars for developing a common methodology and vision deployed in four industrial-driven pilot lines in strategic manufacturing sectors (Oil&Gas, Shipbuilding, Aeronautics and Bus&Coach) and with potential replicability to other sectors. Moreover, it will be set a pan-European network of Didactic Factories and showrooms, providing training and upskilling capabilities enabling the workforce transition towards Industry 4.0 and general-purpose testbeds for assisting in the industry adoption.
PENELOPE envision to highly-increase EU manufacturing sector competitiveness by increasing production performance, quality and accuracy while ensuring workers? safety and resource efficiency.
|Total budget - Public funding:||20 818 478,00 Euro - 14 738 506,00 Euro|
|Call topic:||Pilot lines for large-part high-precision manufacturing (IA 50%) (DT-FOF-10-2020)|
- | AIMEN (Coördinator)
- | Airborne Technology Center B.V.
- | Atos Spain SA
- | BIBA - BREMER INSTITUT FUER PRODUKTION UND LOGISTIK GMBH
- | CEA (COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES)
- | CECIMO
- | Centre Technique Industriel de la Plasturgie et des Composites
- | Comau SPA
- | DGH ROBÓTICA AUTOMATIZACIÓN Y MANTENIMIENTO INDUSTRIAL S.A.
- | ESI Group
- | FOKKER AEROSTRUCTURES BV (FOKKER AEROSTRUCTURES BV)
- | FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT
- | Fundacion Tecnalia Research Corporation
- | FundingBox Accelerator Sp. z.o.o.
- | INGENIERIA Y DISEÑO EUROPEO S.A. (IDESA)