|TRW needed a wireless monitoring system as laying cables and trunking throughout their sprawling and ageing facility would be an unimaginable task. |
|TRW Automotive GmbH in Blumberg, Germany is part of a globally active group that mainly manufacturers components for engines and automobiles in every conceivable configuration. Around the world, TRW has more than 65,000 employees and 186 branches in 26 countries, in-cluding 13 test tracks and 22 technology centres. The TRW Blumberg site began operation in 1945 and today still produces valves of all dimensions and in various materials.|
|TRW began by monitoring 10 critical machines with 10 transmitters monitoring machine status. Using WIN the customer was able to get a precise overview of their status in a matter of minutes. The plug and play wireless system was quick and easy to install and up and running immediately.|
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|Mature (technology has been on the market for > 5 years)|