CMD Gears: Making things last longer on a large scale
The steel industry is among the most energy intensive industries in Europe so there is an urgent need for circular economy strategies to use less steel, use it for longer and re-use it as much as possible. This Technology in Action case study examines how CMD Gears does just that, by custom-designing and maintaining the large-scale gears it makes to help customers maximise the life and usefulness of their plant.
The experience of this French company underlines how service models can create the incentive to continuously improve resource efficiency and highlights the key role of digitalisation in enabling predictive maintenance and reducing downtime.
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Orgalim's Technology in Action case studies showcase how the technology industries we represent are shaping a future that's good for Europe's economy and society - and how the right policy framework can help them do even more. They are extracted from our Technology at Heart series, available in full online here.