Steinbeis Centre for Digital Transformation and Cyber Security

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  • Are you a machine tools, automotive or other kind of manufacture?

  • Are you an OEM ?

  • Would you like to reduce critical equipment downtime?

  • Would you like to explore new business or revenue models?

  • Would you like to delight your costumers with great products and experience?

  • Would you like to know manufacturing industry is transforming

      and adopting industry 4.0 to meet the above objectives and lot more?

 

If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, reach out to us.

We help customers realize their potential using digital technologies

Director / Expert 

Mr. Girish Aralikatti is a business-aligned and results oriented technocrat with a passion for customer success and having more than three decades of industry experience in product development (HW/FW/SW) and deployment of instrumentation, automation, Software, and IIoT use cases. Products and Solutions cover many industries including manufacturing, F&B, automotive, Energy, Oil & Gas, Power. Led multiple organizations in various roles including design and development of embedded systems, systems engineering, software (Agile), quality process, building cyber security in the organization, IT infrastructure, solution architecture and deployment of IIoT solutions and analytics.

At General Electric (GE India), held many leadership roles tenure including acting site leader, site IT leader, site security leader, product security leader.

Services Offered

  • Digital Transformation: Assessment, Advisory, Roadmap Creation and Project Execution.Industry 4.0 Implementation:

  • Applicability and selection of relevant tools including equipment and software.

  • Cybersecurity: Review of current state, policies, applicability and implementation guidance of OT standards: IEC 62443, NIST SP 800 and others.

  • Condition Monitoring: Guidance and selection of fit-for-purpose hardware and software tools for monitoring suitable for both on premise and cloud base deployments.

  • Custom product development for IIoT and Analytics based applications.

 

   Project Experience

Goal:

  • Organisation (discrete manufacturing-auto) wants to embark on implementing Industry 4.0 practices and realize value from deploying the latest digital technologies

Requirement:

  • Conduct site and plant assessment from a digital maturity perspective

  • Understand current operations, goals and challenges

  • interact with key stakeholders to ferret out individual/departmental short term & long term plan

Solution:

  • Conducted a survey of two plants 

  • Provide a digital roadmap consisting of deploying multiple solutions including machine monitoring, energy management, MES, OEE, and others

Benefits:

  • Continuously visibility to health of monitored machines and processes 

  • Insight to manufacturing data in real time enabling better control 

  • Optimized O&M costs and improved quality

Methodology:

Assessment, review and recommendations

                                              Case Study: Digital transformation and industry 4.0                                   
                                           Case Study: Software/lot based Performance Monitoring                                

Goal:

  • Organization wants to provide value added services to its customers by implementing lloT for continuous measurements, and fine in chemicals and other industries

 Requirement:

  • Measure key parameters of machines and processes in real time 

  • Show periodic averages and calculated values of the plant processes based on measurements

  • Provide a dashboard to plant personnel for monitoring and control of process performance

Solution:

  • Pressure, temperature and flow sensors and energy meters 

  • Data Acquisition system and communication equipment

  • purpose-built web application 

Benefits:

  • Continuous visibility to health of monitored machines and process

  • insight to process data enabling better control of the overall plant operations 

Technology:

lloT, and Analytics

                                                             Case Study: Manufacturing Productivity                                           

Requirement:

  • Monitor and track asset position and utilization 

  • Decision on buy/lease of equipment 

  • Collision detection and avoidance of material handling equipment

Solution:

  • Vibration and temperature sensors, locals gateways, GPS/GPRS devices, and web application deployed in cloud

Benefits:

  • Optimize operational safety

  • Improved safety 

  • Monitor and improve productivity

Goal:

  • Leverage lloT technology for improving the safety and productivity o manufacturing operations

Technology:

lloT, and Asset Tracking software

                                                           Case Study: OEM Value Added Service                                            

Requirement:

  • Monitor and track -2500 turbines installed across the globe

  • provide real time status on turbine health, anomalies, and maintenance recommendation

  • collect turbine performance data for improved product design

Goal:

  • OEM wants to implement  lloT and Analytics for providing value added services to its customers

  • OEm wants continuous feedback on their machine performance

Solution:

  • Vibration and temperature sensors, locals gateways, GPS/GPRS devices, and web application deployed in cloud

Benefits:

  • Optimize operational safety

  • Improved safety 

  • Monitor and improve productivity

Technology:

lloT, and APM, and Analytics

                                      Case Study: marketing Terminal Reliability and maintenance                         

Requirement:

  • Monitor and track -2500 turbines installed across the globe

  • provide real time status on turbine health, anomalies, and maintenance recommendation

  • collect turbine performance data for improved product design

Goal:

  • Organization wants to implement additional CM, lloT and APM for efficient and effective operations of fuel marketing and distribution terminal across the country

Solution:

  • Vibration and temperature sensors, locals gateways, GPS/GPRS devices, and web application deployed in cloud

Benefits:

  • Optimize operational safety

  • Improved safety 

  • Monitor and improve productivity

Technology:

lloT, and APM, and Analytics

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