Bobst has announced the launch of the first subscription plan of Bobst Connect, the user-centric platform which connects converters and brand owners to a digitalized and automated workflow, giving them clear visibility and control of the production process. The new package – Bobst Connect Essential – is available since 01 July 2022 and offers a host of features and functionalities to help customers optimize their packaging production at every stage. By linking different steps of the process, Bobst Connect improves efficiency, control, and data knowledge, driving quality and productivity across the value chain.
Bobst Connect Essential includes an end-to-end digital solution, a powerful set of data and digital tools together in one fully connected platform and puts the power and knowledge of Bobst at the fingertips of its users. As a live platform, it will continually evolve to include new functionalities, new machines and more machine data. Bobst Connect can link directly to customers’ existing systems and platforms and integrates with third party cloud-based applications across the value chain, making the experience seamless. In terms of security, Bobst Connect is hosted in a fully secure, ISO 27001-certified environment,providing complete reassurance of data security and privacy
“In today’s packaging environment, data has become king, and can provide a significant competitive advantage,” said Léonard Badet, Chief Technology Officer. “Bobst Connect helps customers to take advantage of the wealth of data produced by their machines,providing the insights and range of solutions that can unlock advances in efficiency, quality, and productivity.”
Features and functionalities
The first solution package, Bobst Connect Essential, offers a host of features and functionality to help users optimize their packaging production at every stage. These include:
Bobst Connect is an integral part of the Bobst vision to shape the future of the packaging world based on four cornerstones – connectivity, digitalization, automation and sustainability.
“At Bobst, we are helping to connect our customers to a digitized and automated workflow, while at the same time providing best-in-class machines and a great service experience,” said Raphael Indermühle, Head of Business Unit Services & Performance. “Bobst Connect achieves all this and puts our customers fully in control of their own production process. What’s more, Bobst Connect will continually evolve as new solutions are added, meaning the potential competitive advantage will simply continue to grow.”