Manufacturing Forum

Horsens, Denmark • 17 April 2018

This event provides you the opportunity to learn, discuss and share experiences with technology advisors, industry leaders and peers on current challenges and opportunities in Consumer Goods Industry manufacturing.

The focus will be on the digital transformation, new technologies and their influence on production and business models and how that contributes to Smart Manufacturing.

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17 April 2018


Horsens, Denmark

Key Topics

Impact of Digital Transformation in Consumer Goods Industry Manufacturing

  • Considerations for implementation of Industry 4.0 and digitalization in The Connected Enterprise
  • Advanced Analytics deployment supporting "big data" transformation - faster decision making and increased productivity in manufacturing
  • Importance of Scalable & Modular Analytic & MES - challenges and opportunities
  • Food Safety and Serialization in a Smart Manufacturing environment
  • Practical experience from Industry 4.0 and The Connected Enterprise deployments
  • How Line & machine builders provide solutions from Silo manufacturing to The Connected Enterprise Solution
  • How to manage Enterprise Cyber Security threat and risk

The Road to Increased Productivity and Improved Quality

Faced with globalisation, intense competition and strict regulatory guidelines, it is important to optimise your operations. We have developed an open approach to supporting our customers with a powerful system that is designed for growth in both batch and separate processing, this is how you can differentiate yourself from the competition.

With a Connected Enterprise, you can share information between processes, facilities, business systems and suppliers. The more information you share, the greater your ability to:

  • Speed-up product
  • Drive factory floor efficiency
  • Focus on process quality
  • Follow-up properly the first time

Our teams have a thorough understanding of the operational challenges in manufacturing. We combine this knowledge with a deep understanding of your specific requirements and then apply the right technology to deliver effective solutions.

Learn more about:


  • 09:00: Welcome & Introduction to the Consumer Manufacturing Forum
    • Boe Boesen & Felix Langkær , Rockwell Automation
  • 09:15: Global Industry Leadership Perspective to Smart Manufacturing in Food Industries
    • David Lefebvre, Food & Beverage Industry Leader, Rockwell Automation
  • 10:00: Digitalization with Advanced Analytics — Making Industry 4.0 work
    • Michel Huy, ISPB, Information Solutions, Rockwell Automation
  • 10:45: Coffee Break
  • 11:15: The Real Value of the Digital Transformation — Update from a real implementation by the CEO
    • Stig Victor Petersen, CEO, Hamlet Protein A/S
  • 12:00: Lunch
  • 13:00: The Importance of Standards in Smart Manufacturing
    • Uwe Kúppers, Chairman MESA EMEA
  • 13:30: Critical Factors to Successful Industry 4.0 Digitalization Projects in the Dairy Industry
    • Carsten G Jensen, CEO, Au2mate A/S
  • 14:00: Scalable and Modular MES, The Foundation to Successful Digitalization in the Food & Beverage Industry
    • Sascha Punzmann, Information Solution Consultant, Rockwell Automation
  • 14:30: Coffee Break
  • 14:45: AI at Work - Leveraging the Intelligent Edge in Manufacturing Operations
    • Valerio Frediani, Industry Solution Architect, Microsoft Enterprise Business
  • 15:30: Cyber Security — Plan your Network Infrastructure to a Safe and Successful Digitalization Journey
    • Kai Bergemann, Senior Consultant, Network Infrastructure Consulting, Rockwell Automation
  • 16:00: Scalable Serialization Solutions to meet increased demand for Compliance in Food Industry
    • Markus Rosenkrantz, Leader Serialization Solutions, Rockwell Automation EMEA
  • 16:30: Closing Comments
    • Boe Boesen, Rockwell Automation Information Solutions

Event Details

Scandic Bygholm Park

Schüttesvej 6
8700 Horsens

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For more information, visit the Scandic Bygholm Park website.

Please feel free to contact Camilla Schmitt, if you have any questions.

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