Portfolio2018-11-09T17:42:58+00:00

Product and Service Portfolio

The Fraunhofer Project Center for Advanced Manufacturing @ ITA (FPC@ITA) adapts its Product and Service Portfolio to the current Brazilian market conditions focusing on the prioritized Market Segments that have been identified by international and national market and technology analyses.

The FPC@ITA provides assistance to the Brazilian industry sector by means of consultancy concerning development of innovation projects – not only the scientific expertise necessary to assist clients in the achievement of their goals, but will also provide access to the key technology necessary to complete such development work

Main Competence Areas

The Main Competence Areas consider both similar and complementary services offered by Fraunhofer IPK in Berlin as well as by CCM-ITA in São José dos Campos. Both CCM and IPK currently offer a large number of products/services in their portfolios.

Corporate and Quality Management2018-11-12T13:25:01+00:00

  • Development of fast Industrie 4.0 – Prototypes especially for SMEs
  • Technology-oriented planning of Industrie 4.0 Factories
  • Industrie 4.0 Metamorphoseswith modular MES and Industry 4.0 Management Cockpits
  • Model-based Company Development / Process Management
  • Digitization of Business Processes and Introduction of holistic Production Systems
  • Development of National Innovation Systems and Innovation Centers
  • Best Practice Benchmarking and Corporate Knowledge Management
  • Design of Global Quality Processes, Systems and Organizational Structures
  • Implementation ofQuality 4.0 and Data Quality Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneuship (Open Lab)
Automation Technology2018-11-12T13:32:44+00:00

  • Development of automation concepts and innovative robotic and handling systems
  • Solutions for the efficient collaboration of humans and robots: Collaborative robots (COBOTs), wearable robotics, ergonomics
  • Development of intelligent robot control systems and kinematics
  • Innovative ICT structuresfor cloud and services based automation (“Automation as a Service”)
  • Smart data analysis for efficient production
  • Machine vision for applications in the fields of production and logistics
  • Image processing and pattern recognition for automated optical inspection of surface, shape and colour
  • Machine learning and visualization for statistical process control
  • Development and integration of optomechatronical measurement system prototypes
  • Large volume metrology
  • Application of RFID technology for production and logistics processes

Virtual Product Creation2018-11-12T13:32:11+00:00

  • Product Lifecycle Management: data and information management across the entire product lifecycle (process design, method development and implementation, tool evaluation)
  • Smart Services and Data Analytics: from data-driven business models towards data analytics with Cyber-Physical Systems and Digital Twins
  • Sustainable Engineering: compliance management and assessment for the design and engineering of sustainable product systems
  • From CAD-CAE to Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE): methods and tool development, training and implementation
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality: technology implementation and development for engineering collaboration and manufacturing, assistance systems, human centered-design
  • From CAM-CAPP to full Digital manufacturing/factory and digital twins: simulation and validation of products and production systems, virtual commissioning and monitoring
  • Reverse Engineering: 3D-scanning for reengineering and inspection
  • Ergonomics simulation
  • Virtual commissioning
Production Systems2018-11-12T13:33:33+00:00

  • Optimization and new development of production technologies
  • Processing strategies and development of machine tools, tools and devices
  • Numerical simulation of manufacturing processes
  • Cutting fluids analysis and development
  • Networking of production facilities – Industrie 4.0
  • Condition monitoring, predictive maintenance
  • Gears and powertrain technologies / surface engineering
  • Machining robots
  • Development of systems for microproduction technology
  • Development and application of high-performance laser and arc welding methods
  • Welding of thick sections (20 mm – 450 mm) with Laser-Hybrid or Submerged Arc Welding
  • Resistance spot welding of advanced high strength steels (AHSS) – understanding & avoiding liquid metal embrittlement (LME)
  • Numerical simulation of welding processes, process and distortion optimization for RSW, LBW
  • Additive manufacturing processes for innovative materials based on laser metal deposition

Main Competence Areas

The Main Competence Areas consider both similar and complementary services offered by Fraunhofer IPK in Berlin as well as by CCM-ITA in São José dos Campos. Both CCM and IPK currently offer a large number of products/services in their portfolios.

Corporate and Quality Management2018-11-12T13:25:01+00:00

  • Development of fast Industrie 4.0 – Prototypes especially for SMEs
  • Technology-oriented planning of Industrie 4.0 Factories
  • Industrie 4.0 Metamorphoseswith modular MES and Industry 4.0 Management Cockpits
  • Model-based Company Development / Process Management
  • Digitization of Business Processes and Introduction of holistic Production Systems
  • Development of National Innovation Systems and Innovation Centers
  • Best Practice Benchmarking and Corporate Knowledge Management
  • Design of Global Quality Processes, Systems and Organizational Structures
  • Implementation ofQuality 4.0 and Data Quality Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneuship (Open Lab)
Automation Technology2018-11-12T13:32:44+00:00

  • Development of automation concepts and innovative robotic and handling systems
  • Solutions for the efficient collaboration of humans and robots: Collaborative robots (COBOTs), wearable robotics, ergonomics
  • Development of intelligent robot control systems and kinematics
  • Innovative ICT structuresfor cloud and services based automation (“Automation as a Service”)
  • Smart data analysis for efficient production
  • Machine vision for applications in the fields of production and logistics
  • Image processing and pattern recognition for automated optical inspection of surface, shape and colour
  • Machine learning and visualization for statistical process control
  • Development and integration of optomechatronical measurement system prototypes
  • Large volume metrology
  • Application of RFID technology for production and logistics processes

Virtual Product Creation2018-11-12T13:32:11+00:00

  • Product Lifecycle Management: data and information management across the entire product lifecycle (process design, method development and implementation, tool evaluation)
  • Smart Services and Data Analytics: from data-driven business models towards data analytics with Cyber-Physical Systems and Digital Twins
  • Sustainable Engineering: compliance management and assessment for the design and engineering of sustainable product systems
  • From CAD-CAE to Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE): methods and tool development, training and implementation
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality: technology implementation and development for engineering collaboration and manufacturing, assistance systems, human centered-design
  • From CAM-CAPP to full Digital manufacturing/factory and digital twins: simulation and validation of products and production systems, virtual commissioning and monitoring
  • Reverse Engineering: 3D-scanning for reengineering and inspection
  • Ergonomics simulation
  • Virtual commissioning
Production Systems2018-11-12T13:33:33+00:00

  • Optimization and new development of production technologies
  • Processing strategies and development of machine tools, tools and devices
  • Numerical simulation of manufacturing processes
  • Cutting fluids analysis and development
  • Networking of production facilities – Industrie 4.0
  • Condition monitoring, predictive maintenance
  • Gears and powertrain technologies / surface engineering
  • Machining robots
  • Development of systems for microproduction technology
  • Development and application of high-performance laser and arc welding methods
  • Welding of thick sections (20 mm – 450 mm) with Laser-Hybrid or Submerged Arc Welding
  • Resistance spot welding of advanced high strength steels (AHSS) – understanding & avoiding liquid metal embrittlement (LME)
  • Numerical simulation of welding processes, process and distortion optimization for RSW, LBW
  • Additive manufacturing processes for innovative materials based on laser metal deposition

How to initiate cooperation with the FPC@ITA?

  • Company approaches the Fraunhofer Project Center for Advanced Manufacturing @ ITA with an inquiry

  • Definition of project scheme

  • The international team of experts, together with the company, discuss and defines and the project scope, demands and requirements

  • The members of the FPC@ITA propose the best contract model for hiring the FPC@ITA, which depends on the division of work and financing source

  • A proposal is developed by the team of FPC@ITA

  • The contract between the parties is prepared and the company places the order (non-disclosure agreements can also be prepared in parallel)

  • FPC@ITA carries out the project

  • Presentation of results upon project completion

  • Company approaches the Fraunhofer Project Center for Advanced Manufacturing @ ITA with an inquiry

  • Definition of project scheme

  • The international team of experts, together with the company, discuss and defines and the project scope, demands and requirements

  • The members of the FPC@ITA propose the best contract model for hiring the FPC@ITA, which depends on the division of work and financing source

  • A proposal is developed by the team of FPC@ITA

  • The contract between the parties is prepared and the company places the order (non-disclosure agreements can also be prepared in parallel)

  • FPC@ITA carries out the project

  • Presentation of results upon project completion