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Tetra Pak and Hexagon for Smart Plant Engineering Platform, the collaboration for virtual design and visualisation of entire plant solutions enables the use of digital twin technology and optimal solutions.
Collaboration between Tetra Pak and Hexagon for Smart Plant Engineering Platform
Tetra Pak, the weel known world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, started a collaboration with Hexagon’s PPM Division.
Hexagon’s PPM Division is a global provider of engineering software solutions for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. The collaboration started to enhance Tetra Pak’s Smart Solutions Platform.
New technologies and innovations are driving the change in manufacturing sector
The upgraded Plant Engineering Platform will offer virtual visualisation to improve collaboration with customers throughout the engineering process, speed up delivery and implementation and enable the use of digital twin technology over the entire plant lifecycle.
New technologies and innovations are driving rapid change across the manufacturing sector to make smarter, more informed business decisions.
The Smart Solutions Platform is Tetra Pak´s digital plant engineering solution that integrates Hexagon’s software with Tetra Pak knowledge in food production.
Total production plant to simulate and select the optimal solutions
It will allow Tetra Pak to effectively collaborate with customers, colleagues, and suppliers globally in designing a total production plant, making it easy to simulate, evaluate and select optimal solutions for specific customer’s needs.
This development, which includes best practice concepts and reusable design, will not only enhance understanding and transparency but also ensure smoother project implementation, from faster on-site installation to customised optimisation throughout the plant lifecycle.
Collaboration in virtual space for the lifecycle work
“With Tetra Pak´s Smart Solutions Platform it will be easier for customers to do business with us. Collaboration in virtual space will make us more agile in both the projects and the lifecycle work” said Marie Sandin, VP Projects, Engineering & Plant Automation, Tetra Pak.
“The advantage of choosing Hexagon is that we can visualise the complete offer, from an engineering tool suite to Industry 4.0 applications for future growth. And by choosing Tetra Pak, Hexagon collaborates with an important player in the food and beverage industry. The first pilot is already in development in Lund, and the global rollout will start in 2020,” continued Marie Sandin.
“We look forward to collaborating with Tetra Pak, a company that shares our commitment to drive digital and sustainable end to end solutions for the Food & Beverage industry. Its wealth of knowledge and expertise in food processing solutions together with our future-proof asset information management and engineering design technologies will certainly help customers achieve their goals,” said Mattias Stenberg, President, Hexagon’s PPM Division.
Info about Hexagon
Hexagon is a global organization in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. They are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.
Info about Tetra Pak
Together with the customers Tetra Pak makes food safe and available, everywhere. Since the start in 1951 they have taken pride in providing the best possible processing and packaging solutions for food. Tetra Pak is one of three companies in the Tetra Laval Group – a private group that started in Sweden. The other two companies are DeLaval and Sidel. Tetra Laval is headquartered in Switzerland.
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