Non-Destructive Inspection Services for Digitally Enhanced Zero Waste Manufacturing
Automation and control systems||Mechanical engineering||Technology development||Zero defect||Zero waste
ZDZW develops digital non-destructive inspection (NDI) services as a set of strategic technologies to improve production efficiency, zero-defect, and sustainable manufacturing of European industries.
To pursue the main goal of reducing defects and the generated waste in manufacturing processes, ZDZW addresses defect minimisation and waste reduction in three key areas that cover the entire manufacturing process and product lifecycle.
Monitoring and control improvement for process quality assurance, where first-time-right manufacturing rate can be increased
Continuous Sustainability evaluation to ensure the efficient use of materials and components across the full production line.
Digitally enhanced rework & repair procedures for necessary part recovery and scrap reduction.
ZDZW will demonstrate its zero-defect (ZD) and zero-waste (ZW) approach in 6 Pilots involving production processes with an important waste reduction potential (injection moulding, thermoforming, welding and painting, induction hardening, lithography and packaging) of key industrial sectors such as automotive, home appliances, renewable energy, e-health, and food and beverages.
Integrity, Visual and Thermal Inspection Solutions will make use of Innovative AI techniques for zero-defect manufacturing.
Introducing new business models for inspection systems, such as subscription and pay-per-use models.
Looking to maximize industrial uptake.
For manufacturers, inspection system providers, and new developers.
To identify and most efficient routes leading to waste reduction in selected production processes against a benchmark.