Business Wire

TRAXENS Digital Freight Train Honored as « Coup De Cœur » By ERCI Innovation Awards IoT Based Solution Presented At InnoTrans 2018

Del

TRAXENS today announced that ERCI Eurail Clusters has named TRAXENS DIGITAL FREIGHT TRAIN, Europe's first Freight Train to use an innovative IoT-based system allowing digitalization of operations, the winner of their « Coup de Cœur » Innovation Award. The prize has been given to the company at the InnoTrans 2018 tradeshow in Berlin.

Initially launched with Fret SNCF, the TRAXENS DIGITAL FREIGHT TRAIN solution is based on smart devices capable of communicating with each other using wireless digital network. TRAXENS solution goes beyond smart wagons to connect the entire train offering new high-value-added services.

Inherited from the Shipping Industry, TRAXENS DIGITAL FREIGHT TRAIN has been designed to work worldwide and manage any type of asset (e.g., Dry or Reefer container, wagon, trailer) which means that rail freight can be connected to the rest of the supplier chain anywhere, to explore and leverage door-to-door multimodal applications.

« This industry recognition is a major milestone for us. We have achieved to design and implement with our partner SNCF Logistics such a solution in a two-year timeframe, which has never been experienced in the industry. We are looking forward to extending the solution worldwide, said Florence Delalande, Rail Business Unit Director at TRAXENS.

Dirk-Ulrich Krüger, Spokesperson of the European Railway Clusters Initiative, comments: « We are thrilled to recognize next-generation innovation in the railway industry, and that’s why TRAXENS has earned this award from ERCI Eurail Clusters. Some of the best solutions, come from these kinds of forward-thinking players who think outside of the box. »

The DIGITAL FREIGHT TRAIN innovation enables the stakeholders of the railway ecosystem to share benefits and costs:

Railway undertakings optimise their wagon fleet and streamline operations.

Shippers geolocate their shipments in real-time anywhere around the world and receive alerts when their shipment arrives at key locations

Wagon keepers can use preventive and predictive maintenance based on hard facts (accurate mileage tracking, information on abnormal shocks, brake and axle monitoring).

Customized services are possible: remote control, door opening, temperature and humidity monitoring.

About ERCI Innovation Awards

The ERCI Innovation Awards recognize companies from ERCI partner clusters that have successfully introduced innovative products or solutions to the market. The prize is initiated by the European Railway Clusters Initiative (ERCI).

The categories of the ERCI Innovation Awards are:

  • “Best Large Enterprise”
  • “Best SME”
  • “Coup de Cœur” special jury prize

The term of the award is annually. Hosting of the award ceremony rotates among the ERCI members. The 2018 awarding ceremony was hosted by the Cluster Transport, Mobility and Logistics Berlin-Brandenburg at InnoTrans 2018 on Wednesday, 19 September 2018.

The awarding ceremony, which took place at the Berlin-Brandenburg joint booth in the CityCube, hall B, on Wednesday, 19 September 2018, was organised by the ERCI partner Cluster Transport, Mobility and Logistics in Berlin and Brandenburg with support from Berlin Partner of Business and Technology. The ERCI Innovation Awards Ceremony took place for the fourth time in 2018:

About ERCI

The European Railway Clusters Initiative was founded in 2010 with the signature of the cooperation treaty on InnoTrans 2010. Member clusters of ERCI are:

  • I-Trans competitiveness cluster (Famars, France)
  • BTS Rail Saxony (Dresden, Germany)
  • Cluster Mobilität, Verkehr und Logistik Berlin-Brandenburg, c/o Berlin Partner for Business and Technology (Berlin, Germany)
  • CNA Cluster Bahntechnik Bayern (Nuremberg, Germany)
  • DITECFER (Pistoia, Italy)
  • Inno-Pro (Karup, Denmark)
  • Järnvägsklustret (Västeras, Sweden)
  • Logistics in Wallonia (Grace-Hollogne, Belgium)
  • The Rail Alliance (Birmingham, UK)
  • Railgrup (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Southern Railway Cluster (Katowice, Poland)

The 11 partner clusters represent more than 1,000 companies from railway industry from all over Europe. ERCI aims aims to promote innovation and the development of new business opportunities as a means of sustainably bolstering competitiveness within the European railway industry. ERCI fosters collaboration between industry and research, initiates innovation projects and organises B2B meetings and workshops. This also includes the promotion of good visibility and networking at EU level.

Projects with participation of ERCI partner clusters include

  • PERES (Promoting European Rail Excellence outSide EU), an ESCP 4i partnership under the roof of the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ESCP).
    More information: http://www.peresinfo.com/
  • RECORD (Regions in Europe Coordinate and Optimize innovation and competitiveness policy instruments towards improving the sustainability of transport – study case of SMEs in the railway sector). More information: https://www.interregeurope.eu/record/

About TRAXENS :

TRAXENS delivers the world's most exhaustive, precise and timely information about containers in transit anywhere in the world using breakthrough technology and Big Data techniques. This information provides all stakeholders in multi-modal transport the opportunity to improve costs, optimize investment, and offer premium services.

For more information: www.traxens.com

Contact information

Press Contact:
TRAXENS
Geraldine Sauniere, Tel: +33-6-95-91-58-99
Director of Communications
g.sauniere@traxens.com

Om Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Følg saker fra Business Wire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Business Wire

Panasonic Signs Joint Business Development Agreement with Startup Linkwiz to Enhance Welding Processes in Manufacturing17.6.2019 10:03:00 CESTPressemelding

On June 17, 2019, Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO: 6752) announced that it has signed a joint business development agreement with Linkwiz, Inc. — a startup company specializing in the development and sales of autonomous robotic system software and technical consulting — to develop solutions to enhance welding processes in the manufacturing field. The agreement is being undertaken by Panasonic’s Connected Solutions Company. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190617005360/en/ Yasu Higuchi, CEO of Panasonic's Connected Solutions Company (left) and Go Fukino, President of Linkwiz, Inc. (right) (Photo: Business Wire) Under its “Gemba Process Innovation” vision, Panasonic is expanding its B2B solutions business. “The ‘gemba,’ or physical site for frontline operations, is where value is generated and problems must be confronted,” explained Yasu Higuchi, CEO of the Connected Solutions Company. “By applying our 100-years of

Norsk Titanium & QuesTek Test Additive Titanium Alloy17.6.2019 10:00:00 CESTPressemelding

Building upon the collaboration announced at Farnborough in July 2018, Norsk Titanium (Norsk) has successfully printed QuesTek’s custom titanium wire in support of initial material properties testing. QuesTek thoroughly evaluated the microstructure and measured the properties in several heat-treated conditions including various combinations of stress relief and solution treatment. Superior performance versus Ti-6-4 has been demonstrated. The highest performance condition was a basic one-hour solution treatment where an average Ultimate Tensile Strength (UTS) of 147 ksi and an average elongation of 18% was measured. This represents an increase in both strength and elongation, while maintaining fatigue performance, over standard Ti-6Al-4V. “QuesTek’s high-performance titanium alloy provides an opportunity for Norsk’s customers to optimize components printed with Norsk Titanium’s RPD™ process and opens doors for new applications,” said Norsk Chief Technology Officer Carl Johnson. The typi

H.I.G. Europe to Acquire Polyurethane Systems Business from Covestro17.6.2019 08:05:00 CESTPressemelding

H.I.G. Capital, LLC ("H.I.G."), a leading global private equity investment firm with over €26 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that an affiliate has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the European Polyurethane Systems Business (the “Company”) in a carve-out transaction from Covestro AG. The transaction is subject to clearing by the relevant antitrust authorities with closing anticipated for the second half of 2019. The European Polyurethane Systems Business operates four systems houses in Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands and Spain. It employs approximately 250 full-time employees and generates annual sales of approximately €230 million. Systems houses develop and formulate tailor-made ready-to-use chemical blends for the production of a wide range of polyurethane products such as insulation materials, foams, shoe soles, and building materials. The Company serves a wide range of small- and mid-sized customers across Europe and will be led by Dr.

Appointment of Mark Wood as Chairman of HomeServe Labs17.6.2019 08:00:00 CESTPressemelding

HomeServe plc (“HomeServe”, “the Group”), the international home repairs and improvements business, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Wood CBE as non-Executive Chairman of HomeServe Labs, the unit within HomeServe that developed LeakBot. HomeServe Labs is the innovation arm of HomeServe which in 2016 launched LeakBot, a patented smart leak alarm that can detect leaks anywhere on a mains water system. Water leaks are one of the major causes of claims on home insurance policies across Western Europe and the US, and LeakBot is designed specifically to help insurance companies prevent water leak claims by catching the leaks early. Craig Foster, LeakBot CEO, said: "Mark Wood is a previous CEO of AXA and a veteran of the insurance industry. This experience will really benefit us as a B2B Insuretech. Mark is also a successful entrepreneur himself, and more recently added a huge amount of value to promising fintech start-ups like PensionBee. With Mark on board as our new Chairman,

TYAN Powers AI and HPC with 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor-based Server Platforms at ISC 201917.6.2019 08:00:00 CESTPressemelding

TYAN®, an industry-leading server platform design manufacturer and a MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation subsidiary, is showcasing its new 2nd gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor-based platforms that are optimized for predictive analytics, machine learning, and HPC applications at ISC 2019 from June 17-19 at Messe Frankfurt, booth C-1250. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190617005020/en/ TYAN's Thunder HX Lineup Designed for AI Optimization and HPC Revolution (Photo: Business Wire) “The most demanding workloads including HPC, AI deep learning, data analytics, and multi-cloud infrastructure require maximum performance across compute, memory, storage, and network resources, “said Danny Hsu, Vice President of MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation's TYAN Business Unit. “2nd gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors provide a powerful foundation for TYAN server platforms that enables us to deliver performance enhanceme

Norsk Titanium Announces Larger Capacity Rapid Plasma Deposition™ (RPD™) Machine17.6.2019 08:00:00 CESTPressemelding

Officials with Norsk Titanium (Norsk) announced today the company has designed and is currently building a larger-scale Rapid Plasma Deposition™ (RPD™) machine. This new machine enables manufacturing of larger, more complex aircraft and engine components, at faster print speeds. The new RPD™ machine, the G-IVL, will use the same advanced RPD™ technology of Norsk’s current additive manufacturing process. Norsk’s patented RPD™ technology and equipment utilizes proprietary process controls to melt titanium wire with plasma torches, in an argon environment to produce near-net shape components for airframe and aircraft engine applications. The Norsk G-IVL machine will expand the printing envelope to 190cm by 40cm by 60cm. It will print double-sided, as well as single-sided components, of complex geometries and deposit material in excess of 8kg per hour. The resultant component will have the material qualities equivalent to forgings. “The G-IVL machine will significantly expand Norsk’s capab