Hsd Mechatronics is the new Lighthouse Plant of the Smart Factory Cluster, as well as the first medium Italian enterprise to become it, after big as Ansaldo Energia, Abb, Hitachi Rail and Tenova-Ori Martin The official status is given by the signature that the Minister of Economic Development Stefano Patuanelli has just affixed to the decree authorising the specific Agreement for Innovation.
With a turnover of 80 million, Hsd is based in Gradara (PU), with 350 employees globally and is led by Fabrizio Pierini.
Hsd is the world’s second largest operator in the production of electro-spindles: advanced devices for machine tools designed to work wood, metal, composite materials, glass and stone. It is considered a worldwide excellence in the fields of automation and mechatronics.
The Innovation Agreement provides for investments in the realization of the super-innovative Zero Defects Manufacturing project. Economic contributions from the Mise and the Marche, Lazio and Umbria regions are provided. The project is related to Electrospindle 4.0, the interconnected electro-spindle, a brilliant example of IIoT.
Hsd is wholly controlled by Biesse Group, a multinational company in Marche (listed on the Stock Exchange, 706 million euros in turnover in 2019) among the main players in the world in the production of machines, integrated systems and software for the processing of wood,
For society, the goal is to create a digitalized, interconnected, intelligent, resilient and focused on quality and time-to-market: for this reason the Lighthouse Plant Zero Defe aims to become the first Lighthouse Plant Zero Defe
The Cluster Intelligent Factory is an association recognized by the Ministry of Scientific Research with the aim of implementing a strategy based on research and innovation for the competitiveness of Italian manufacturing. It is the only table at which all stakeholders involved in the fate of Italian industry sit at the same time: companies, business associations, regions, universities and research institutions. The President is Luca Manuelli (Cdo of Ansaldo Energia and Ceo of Ansaldo Nucleare) while the scientific technical committee is led by Tullio Tolio, ordinary at the Politecnico di Milano.