The department of Manufacturing Systems and Automation, studies and develops production systems, aiming to boost the production rate, increase the end-product quality (zero-defect manufacturing), reduce the production cost and improve the overall energy efficiency, with ultimate target the sustainable manufacturing.
The main domains of the department can be summarized as follows:
Advanced Manufacturing Processes
Process Quality Monitoring & Inspection
Production Automation & Human-machine Collaboration
Digitalization and Industry 4.0
Consulting for continuous process/production improvement
ELKEME, Hellenic Research Centre for Metals S.A.
ELKEME was founded in 1999 to support the Hellenic Metallurgical Industry. Through a variety of state-of-the-art laboratories ELKEME focuses on industrial research and technological development/analysis in four major metal sectors: Aluminum, Copper, Steel and Zinc, providing efficient solutions to our customers.