Showcasing the latest advancements on how metal casting operations can be digitally controlled, FRP & Consulting Pvt Ltd – the India subsidiary of RGU ASIA Pte Ltd – welcomed over a hundred visitors in 2 ½ days of trade show in Chennai. Existings and very much new clients but just as well as mentors and friends gathered around our stand in Hall 1 / B21 and be informed on HOW a foundry operation can be digitally enhanced – controlled – transformed. The concept of “foundry 4.0” requires to appreciate a foundry biggest asset : it’s manufacturing data. This can be harvested on a common platform and continuos comparison of planned data with actual will allow operations to automatically check capacity – bottlenecks – resource load factors and utilisation. With this in mind productivity can be increased and cost drivers reduced as well as hidden potentials discovered.
Aside from its standard products FRP®.base and FRP®.kompakt the premiere focus at IFEX was on the newly launched FRP®.melt – a complete MES system for the melt-shop and very much more than merely a charge calculation program. FRP®.melt has already a user base of several hundreds in Europe and now appreciates popularity in ASEAN and finally India itself. Numerous clients were shown live what it means when the biggest cost-driver in a foundry i.e. the melt-shop, becomes digitally controlled and enhanced. FRP & Consulting Pvt Ltd will increase its efforts for the benefit of Indian foundries to improve and enhance the competitiveness using FRP®.melt. For free demo and inquiries please contact Shri Bhushan Bhatt under +91-9824247774 or email to