Don’t miss SMC’s Chairman’s statement on the company’s 60th anniversary
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May 2019     

Dear Reader,

On 23rd June, 2017, during the celebrations for Luxemburg’s National Day, an orchestra performed a piece called "Let’s make it happen." The composer of this classical piece is AIVA, "The world’s first virtual artist, recognised by an Authors’ Rights Society." The start of that summer in Luxemburg saw the first concert performance of a piece composed by Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Technology, Digitalisation, is here to stay and already shaking up our lives both personally and professionally. This month we invite you to discover how we can contribute and support you in this competitive arena.

60 years of expertise at your disposal. With the same strength and enthusiasm as the very first day

Welcome to the most flexible edition of the e-Matters,
The e-Matters Team
      Industry 4.0 Solutions

Discover SMC’s Smart Flexibility

Today’s competing arena is far away from the mass production philosophy, where a minimum unit cost was the name of the game. At present, the new tunes are personalisation, cost-effectiveness, speed and, of course, sustainability.

From mass production to mass customisation, does it sound familiar?

Against the backdrop of rapid changes in expectations and preferences, in the accepted time to market, a sphere where loyalty has become rather slippery; where technologies are developing much faster than our understanding of them, we feel we need to grab something, and that something is Flexibility.

After several years already working through Industry 4.0, Factory of the Future, Smart Factory, Digitalisation, you name it, have taught us that the added value we could offer to our customer, to you, is to assist in building flexible enough machines. As simple and as complicated as that.

More to come on this topic in the next months, now take a peek at the video below, to start getting familiarised with SMC’s Smart Flexibility.

Be the first to discover SMC’s Smart Flexibility

SMC International Training – SIF-400

Are you ready for Industry 4.0 in education?

SMC’s Educational Division is ready to support the Factory of the Future, the 4.0 arena. The Smart Innovative Factory training system (SIF-400) is our answer to the didactic necessities that Digitalisation is bringing to our lives.

Take a first peek at SMC’s educational support to the Industry 4.0

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Expertise in the market for 60 years – SMC’s 60th Anniversary

Thank You for being there

On 27th April, 1959 the SMC Corporation came to life in Tokyo, Japan.

When SMC was established, it consisted of 8 employees who were mostly part-timers. We didn’t have a phone of our own so, whenever required, we would use the phone of the small printing company next door. At that time, I had no idea that SMC would become a world leader. I was extremely busy and had no time to dream about such things.
Yoshiyuki Takada, Chairman SMC Corporation

Read the entire communication from our Chairman and founder

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