SUCCESS STORY I Drahtwerk Elisental and Helmholz are realizing a pioneering network solution for existing machine controls

Wired up with switches and firewalls

Auf Draht mit Switches und Firewalls

As an independent specialist for aluminum wires and rods, Drahtwerk Elisental, located in Neuenrade in North Rhine-Westphalia, is asserting itself in an intensely competitive global market. The prerequisite for this is provided by 100 years of experience, high-performance production facilities, and not least digitalization. A decisive step in the direction of the future and Industry 4.0 is currently being taken by the traditional company with the integration of the existing machine controls into a higher level network.