RAMI 4.0 in digital enterprise transformation - case study

Adam Ostrowski


The implementation of the HMI (Human-Machine Interface) operator panel on the production line is a new stage of the digital transformation of a paints and varnishes manufacturer in the SMEs sector. As part of an innovation plan, the process of production data acquisition was restructured, by means of IT (Information Technology), into an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system. The introduction of an HMI panel made it possible to digitalize data acquisition and operation reporting to the ERP system. The digital transformation of the SME 4.0 company was modelled on the Industry 4.0 trend solutions. The specialized model, developed according to RAMI 4.0 (Reference Architecture Model Industry 4.0), effected change of a partial and local nature in the enterprise. The data is now entered directly into the production area by the employees on the technological line, once they have logged in to the ERP system. Access to digital production data obtained from a SSOT (single source of truth) benefited all those who used the ERP system. A post-implementation analysis of a two-year application of the restructured data acquisition process indicates the business areas which profit from digital operational data acquisition and higher quality production reporting.

Keywords: Digital transformation, RAMI 4.0, Industry 4.0, HMI (Human-Machine Interface) operator panel, data acquisition, SSOT


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Ostrowski, A. (2022). RAMI 4.0 w transformacji cyfrowej przedsiębiorstwa - studium przypadku. e-mentor, 1(93), 54-63.