Bystronic and Lantek form partnership

October 2016

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The need for automation and digital processing solutions is growing, and this is being amplified by Industry 4.0 trends that are changing the world of sheet metal production. The software sector is playing a central role in this change.

To assist users in an automated and networked production environment with outstanding process solutions, Bystronic and Lantek announce they are working as innovation partners on new visions in order to support customers with outstanding process solutions within a world of automated and networked manufacturing.

Manufacturing Execution System

The first important goal of this partnership is the development of an MES solution. This will enable Bystronic to expand its existing range of software solutions with an integrated Manufacturing Execution System. This MES solution will help customers to optimally integrate automation solutions and digital processes into their production landscape. Bystronic will present a preview of this technology project at Fabtech Las Vegas in November.

Lantek is a strong partner with extensive know-how and consultancy expertise relating to the development of manufacturing management software systems. For the last 30 years, they have been supporting users worldwide with a wide range of software solutions for the industrial processing of sheet metal, tubes, and profiles.

Bystronic can also look back on 30 years of providing support to customers worldwide. Its portfolio covers high-tech systems for economical sheet metal processing. These include laser and waterjet cutting systems, press brakes, automation systems, software solutions, and services. Both partners are convinced that this collaboration will combine visions and forces, in order to generate a sustainable impact on the future trends and demands in the sheet metal processing industry.

Lantek and Bystronic’s common goal is to support customers with pioneering solutions that will bring them forward on the path towards a digitally permeated manufacturing environment.

“I am thrilled that Lantek is now a technology partner for Bystronic, a symbol of innovation for machine tool builders worldwide. The Lantek technology portfolio is wide and deep, and Bystronic’s excellence in machine construction is world renowned. With innovation a part of the DNA of both companies, this partnership will help Bystronic’s customers transform how they manage Bystronic machines and transcend the established boundaries in the sheet metal industry”, comments Alberto Martinez, CEO of Lantek.

Bystronic CEO, Alex Waser, says: “With Lantek, we have gained a strong partner who will help us expand our existing software portfolio with new solutions. This partnership will provide our customers with twofold know-how. Together, Bystronic and Lantek will develop innovations that will guide users into a world of  digitally networked manufacturing.”

For more information on Bystronic Inc., e-mail, or contact Frank Arteaga, Bystronic Inc. at 847-214-0300.

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