ZOLLER – From machine manufacturer to digitalization enabler
For ZOLLER, the design of digital transformation has two-fold significance: over the past decades, the company has evolved into a systems provider for fully automated tool measurement and provision. ZOLLER offers cutting and machining solutions that shorten customer-side setup cycles and minimize downtime.
Greater productivity, enhanced quality, secure processes – together, they equal efficient, future-proof manufacturing. That’s the promise ZOLLER makes to its customers. To keep that promise, the company must deliver a synthesis of machinery and software which fulfills maximum expectations regarding consistency and availability.
Until a few years ago, however, no interface existed between the ZOLLER TMS and CATIA software. “We know that creating an interface to CATIA V5 was a demanding goal because tool management in CAD/CAM systems is usually organized differently than tool management generally”, says Marco Windisch, Product Manager for CAM interfaces at ZOLLER, in explaining the origins of the company’s collaboration with CENIT. “That’s why we consciously went looking for a partner with CAD/CAM knowhow and an awareness of what defines intelligent tool management”. As an established CATIA partner with deep expertise in digital manufacturing, CENIT was the right choice for ZOLLER.
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