Belgium is the fourth most productive country in the world, but our productivity growth has been sputtering. In this series we present four tips each time to boost productivity in the office and on the shop floor.

The InsightProducts project focused on supporting companies to improve their product and service offering through a cost-effective approach to relevant and qualitative product data acquisition and use, in view of digital servitisation. In what follows, a short overview of the main project results is provided.

Launched in 2016, the Interreg Smart Tooling project in which Sirris was also involved, was recently finalised. The innovations which were developed to significantly increase the efficiency and safety of maintenance, inspection and industrial cleaning in the process industry were shown and demonstrated at the closing event in November 2020.

On January 12, 2021, the COBOFIN project was officially launched. This is about the automation of sanding and deburring of small batches using a cobot. The project was explained to the supervisory group during a digital meeting and zoomed in on both substantive and practical matters. There were more than 20 participants at this meeting!

Belgium is the fourth most productive country in the world, but our productivity growth has been sputtering. In this series we present four tips each time to boost productivity in the office and on the shop floor.

ECHT 2020 took place at the beginning of December. Due to the corona crisis, the conference was held online and not in Antwerp, as originally planned. The three-day conference mainly dealt with topics related to the carbon element in steel, such as carburising, carbonitriding, but also surface layers such as DLC.

Belgium is the fourth most productive country in the world, but our productivity growth has been sputtering. In this series we present five practical tips each time to boost productivity in the office and on the shop floor.

In the INSIDE Metal AM project Sirris, CRM and BIL investigated the technological and economical feasibility of 3D printing with steel. Here is a short story about the demonstrator parts that were realised.

Despite the highly competitive call, all three proposals Sirris submitted, following VLAIO's ICON call on AI, were selected for funding. This will allow Sirris to further support the industry in tackling its real-world challenges related to AI.

For more than thirty years EuroSign, manufacturer of traffic signs from Fernelmont, has been offering standard and customised products with extremely short delivery times. The company is currently developing a project on intelligent traffic signalling that could revolutionise the market.