Automated Surface Inspection

Shanghai Tex 2017

Thursday 30th November, 2017

shanghai tex 2017

Shelton Vision, with their agents Shanghai Caleb Industrial Co., Ltd, attended this year’s Shanghai Tex event.

The eighteenth Shanghai International Textile Machine Exhibition (Shanghai Tex 2017) focuses on the world’s latest innovative textile technology.

Shelton provided information about their WebSpector textile inspection systems.

Industry 4.0

Some of the key objectives of the exhibition are to help businesses achieve profitable growth by increasing productivity through optimisation, helping companies achieve the Industry 4.0 standard.

Industry 4.0 is a name for the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things, cloud computing and cognitive computing.

The term “Industrie 4.0” originates from Germany and promotes promotes the computerisation of manufacturing.

Computerisation of manufacturing

The benefits of applying this type of standard to the textile industry include:

  • Less manpower
  • Increased efficiency
  • Flexibility
  • Automation
  • Improved competitiveness
  • Mass customisation

Instead of a one-off cost, working towards industry 4.0 should be seen as a long-term “step by step” process. The investment would lead to increase competitiveness in a challenging and ever-changing environment. The services and solutions on offer at the Shanghai Tex event 2017 can help businesses adapt and find their own pace to Industry 4.0.

If you were at the event and didn’t get a chance to visit our stand, please get in touch via our online contact form or call Shelton Vision on +44 (0) 116 279 0920 for an informal chat in complete commercial confidence.

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