The two companies, according to a press release, have entered into a long term technology partnership and a strategic global alliance whereby Lantek will provide Bystronic with manufacturing management software systems and consultancy expertise.
"Bystronic wants to satisfy its customers’ needs with a reliable and robust manufacturing management system which has been widely tested worldwide to support its excellence in machines and its global sales network," according to the release.
"Lantek brings its global presence, its software engineering expertise, and its unique and powerful manufacturing management system, providing an ideal match for the manufacturer. Together, Lantek and Bystronic will be able to accelerate the pace of key developments."
Under the pact, the companies will develop an MES system that can be seamlessly integrated with Bystronic‘s machine systems and software, aiming for the realization of the digital factory for both Lantek and Bystronic customers.
APMEN Business News, Oct 2016