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Published on13 July 2022
CLAMETEX @Digital Capability Center Aachen
Several members from CLAMTEX clusters, participated in a custom training on digitalization for the textile industry at the Digital Capability Center Aachen, from ITA Academy. The training was funded within the project, CLAMTEX - Cluster management towards excellence in Advanced Manufacturing and Textile Industry, which is coordinated by AEI Tèxtils, and was part of a joint ClusterXchange. In total, 26 participants from Spain, Portugal and France joined CLAMTEX in the dedicated training for 3 days in Aachen, Germany, covering topics such as digital readiness to address deficits in analog production, data acquisition of the entire value stream to understand bottlenecks and data mining opportunities, hands-on opportunities on digital production with examples of machine learning for quality monitoring, mixed-reality tools such as virtual reality and augmented reality for assisted manufacturing, and work 4.0 trends for change management and to address the challenges for future factories. In parallel to the training, participants visited the facilities of the Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University and participated in networking sessions to promote connections and collaborations among companies from the different regions and sectors of CLAMTEX.