Lantek, a pioneering multinational in the digital transformation of the sheet metal and fabrication industrial sectors, announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement with the multinational HSG Laser Group. This agreement will involve the use of Lantek software in HSG’s high-end sheet metal fiber laser cutting machines, a segment in which the company is growing significantly worldwide.
The agreement reached by the companies will allow HSG customers worldwide to use powerful, scalable and open software to get the most out of their investments in machinery and software.
As Alberto López de Biñaspre, CEO of Lantek, explains, “The agreement reached with HSG is part of our policy of partnerships with sheet metal cutting technology manufacturers worldwide. Thanks to this partnership, we will integrate our software into the broad base of fiber laser sheet cutting machines that HSG has all over the world, making our market knowledge and experience available to its customers.”
Through these solid product integrations, the company seeks to boost and strengthen both its relationship with partners and customers and generate greater synergies with them. It also aims to maximize and simplify implementations and improve interoperability, increasing the capability and productivity of users. Lantek currently has more than 100 cutting machine manufacturing partners worldwide.
Under this agreement, HSG and Lantek will be able to better address the opportunities and growth of the sector, as well as to satisfy the demands of the global market in terms of productivity and competitiveness. This collaborative agreement with HSG will make it possible to integrate the Lantek Expert CAD/CAM solution with its different fiber laser cutting machines, which are available in power levels up to 12 kW.
López de Biñaspre adds, “The sheet metal and fabrication industrial sector is at a critical moment and must take a step towards digitalization. To ensure they are not left behind, companies need to interconnect their machines, processes and plants distributed around the world, by using technologies that allow them to meet production needs in real time, anticipate possible incidents and perform more efficient maintenance. The open, scalable and versatile nature of Lantek's software solutions makes this possible.”
He continues, “At Lantek, we want to help companies in the sector with their digitalization, adapting ourselves to their needs and different levels of digital maturity. We are continuing to focus on improving our customers’ competitiveness and doing so by anticipating their needs with value proposals that allow them to be more efficient and profitable in the digital ecosystem. In this regard, our offer of a cloud platform responds to the challenges posed by the digital transformation, making production processes much more efficient.”
Yang Liu, CEO of HSG, says,
“The integration of Lantek Expert software in our laser cutting machines offers significant added value to our customers. This solution makes it easier to optimize processes, shorten times and work efficiently, guaranteeing the highest quality and the shortest response times on our most powerful machines,” concludes Yang Liu of HSG.
Lantek is a multinational which is leading the digital transformation of companies in the sheet metal and metal industry. With its patented smart manufacturing software, it enables factories to be connected, turning them into Smart Factories. It rounds off its range of services with CAD, CAM, MES, and ERP solutions for companies that manufacture metal parts from sheet metal, tubes and profiles using any cutting technology (laser, plasma, oxycut, waterjet, shearing, and punching).
Founded in 1986 in the Basque Country (Spain), one of the main European hubs of machine tool development, Lantek enables the integration of sheet metal and metal processing technologies using the most advanced manufacturing management software. The company is currently the outstanding leader in its sector thanks to its capacity for innovation and commitment to internationalization. With more than 23,000 customers in over 100 countries and 20 offices in 14 countries, it has an extensive network of distributors with an international presence. In 2018, its international business contributed to 86% of its revenue.