Talleres Cortés is fully immersed in the transformation of its production process. Aware that the future needs to adapt to changes, the factory has begun to turn towards Industry 4.0. The moulds for the tile industry also have to adjust to the new manufacturing tools and the technology that is taking over the plant in order to work more efficiently.
The first pillar of this work model is the digitization of the workshop, of the whole plant, so that all the gear is under computer control. The second step is to create flexible products and, at the same time, to make production more flexible.
In the case of Cortés, the digitalization of production is already in place. The objective is for the workshop terminals to allow the entire chain, in which, in addition to sales and management, the client is also included, to know the status of each product.
Industry 4.0 is a commitment to high technology machinery operating in the facilities, all designed to meet the demands of a ceramic sector in constant change. The result of this ambition also forces the human team in a new effort to recycle. The professionals of the brand have adapted to this model of the workshop that distances itself from the old practices every day.
In addition, apart from immersing fully in this new conception of work, Talleres Cortés has implemented its own internal management program for production, an internal quality control based on continuous product improvement. The client’s demand, the need to personalize the catalogue and the interest to always offer the best result of his work have led the factory to self-evaluate to maintain that high level of demand.
In this way, industry 4.0 ceases to be the future to become a revolution that is already visible in factories like Cortés. The manufacture and commercialization of moulds for the tile do not escape the implantation of this process of industrial modernization that, in the medium and long-term, will suppose a reduction of the costs and will entail a greater degree of quality to the product.