European Coordinating Committee of Manufacturers of Electrical Switchgear and Controlgear

Digitalisation & IoT

Electronic Product Data – Too Many Formats

Delivering electronic data about CAPIEL products is becoming mandatory in many areas. The current situation about delivering data in agreed common formats is not satisfactory, mainly due to multiple emerging formats that are requested. This document outlines the situation for CAPIEL manufacturers and gives recommendations how to handle the situation. Target audience is CAPIEL manufacturers, who face the problem today and want to prepare for the future.

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Industry 4.0 – What does it Mean for CAPIEL Manufacturers?

Manufacturing industry has entered in a new phase of changes, where digital technologies are integrated within the heart of industrial processes. Called Industry 4.0 or Industrial Internet of Things, these changes affect all players in the low voltage market. CAPIEL’s PG8 has analysed this from a customer perspective: If our customers start using Industry 4.0, what requirements will they ask us to implement?

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