by Valentina Airoldi, Comerio Ercole S.p.A.
Comerio Ercole was founded in 1885 in Busto Arsizio, Italy, and has more than 130 years of experience in designing and manufacturing machines and plants for the rubber, plastic and nonwoven industries. Comerio Ercole is incisively pursuing the manufacture of highly reliable products, and the supply of high quality and innovative services based on a significant and continuous research and development commitment.
Comerio Ercole recently introduced, within its products portfolio, a digital platform named Hercules40 which is aimed at supplying its clients with a data driven analysis tool for continuous improvement of the production process, including energy consumption optimization, as well as value added after sales service.
Due to the advanced techniques of big data analysis and machine learning, process and instrumentation, the raw data present within Comerio Ercole machines and plants are transformed into smart data that become part of the strategic information available to plant operation and maintenance management through a simple and intuitive application.