Rausch & Pausch GmbH (RAPA), joined SmartFactoryKL as the latest member. With its headquarters in the Upper Franconian Selb, the company is among the world’s leading developers of hydraulic and pneumatic valve systems for vehicle construction and also increasingly for other industries.
„We all live in a globalized, networked world in which collaboration and knowledge exchange have high significance. Therefore, for us, the network of research institutions, solution providers and companies offering innovative and trend-setting applications in the field of Industrie 4.0 is groundbreaking. As a company, RAPA secures and improves its competitiveness in a sustainable way thanks to lean development processes and effective technology management“, said Thomas Schott, Head of Information Technology at RAPA.
Prof. Dr. Detlef Zühlke, Chairman of the Board of SmartFactoryKL, added: „We welcome RAPA as a new member in our technology initiative. As an innovative manufacturer, RAPA strengthens the growing group of member companies who are beginning to implement Industrie 4.0 technology in their production. We are looking forward to the joint cooperation in our network to support the transfer of ideas and developments from the domain of Industrie 4.0 and digitalization from research into practice.”