Kollmorgen announced today that it has completed the requirements to participate in Ericsson’s Industry 4.0 partner program, delivering value through its industry-leading platform, used by vehicle builders to create driverless logistics automation solutions.
“Kollmorgen strives to enable innovators to make the world a better place where collaboration is our way of working and a condition for successfully delivering world class mobile automation solutions. To join forces with Ericsson in the field of connectivity is adding value to our solution and will accelerate the journey of mobile material handling automation,” said Tobias Byfeldt, General Manager Kollmorgen Automation AB.
The Ericsson Industry 4.0 Partner program is a vehicle for solution providers who offer their technologies as a part of the Industry 4.0 ecosystem. This program sets the standard for recognizing a partner’s investment in the tools and processes necessary to provide high return on investment for industrial customers using cellular connectivity as the foundation for their Industry 4.0 initiatives.
Purpose-built for industrial environments, Ericsson Industry Connect is a dedicated cellular network that provides secure, reliable coverage, high device density, and predictable latency. Leveraging this connectivity solution, enterprises can gain full visibility of machines, processes and data, using 4G/LTE now with a clear path to 5G.
Ericsson Private Networks provide high reliability, high performance and secure communications, fulfilling business critical and mission critical needs. The solutions enable integration of diverse devices across a wide range of applications for industry enterprises.
“Ericsson is working with companies like Kollmorgen to nurture the ecosystem and ensure seamless and secure Industry 4.0 deployments,” said Thomas Noren, Head of Dedicated Networks at Ericsson. “We are pleased to see the growth of technologies that focus on the connectivity that underpins digitalization for Industry 4.0.”