L4MS, a partner network of the Association, has already funded 6 automation experiments for the automation of intra-factory logistics. Below, find more information about the success stories, including “OHTider” system developed in Lithuania.

Over the last year, 6 international teams of manufacturers, tech providers, and competence centers finalized their experiments: each team tested how factory logistics can benefit from IoT technology and turn traditional internal logistics responsive and connected. Here are the teams and their stories:

Team OHTS4LS – Overhead transport to tackle lack of floor space in the factory. Read more.

Team HAMLET – Mobile robots to increase efficiency by facilitating mould change in footwear factory

Team SMARTIST  – Even unique workflows can be supported by automated logistics

Team KLAPPER – The collaboration of robots and workers to improve factory logistics

Team KULINAARIA – Robots at Estonia’s largest ready meal producer to cut labour cost by 20% and boost in-factory logistics efficiency by 10%

Team OJS  – Saving time in production by automating logistics

About L4MS: L4MS helps small and medium-sized manufacturers and automation providers to pilot advanced technologies in factories by offering an industrial IoT platform to connect factory equipment and test the desired solution virtually before the final investment decision. L4MS offers funding, technical mentoring, and business expertise to help lift manufacturing productivity in Europe.