KMA was nominated for the Energy Efficiency Award in the category "Concepts for climate-neutral companies" in this year's competition round. A jury with representatives from politics, business, media and research selected twelve candidates for the Award 2020 from over 140 submitted applications.
A jury with representatives from politics, business, media and research has selected twelve companies as candidates for this year's Energy Efficiency Award of the German Energy Agency (Dena). The winning projects will be announced in November at the Dena Energy Turnaround Congress.
From exhaust regulations and flying taxes to a ban on plastic bags - the aspect of environmental protection has arrived in politics and society. But not only end consumers need to implement sustainable processes – foundries are also affected by this development.
Industry 4.0 means the intelligent networking of people, machines and industrial processes, by peripheral devices communicating independently with die casting machines. The interface standard OPC UA (Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture) is intended to enable comprehensive data exchange between products from different manufacturers.