Manufacturing Execution System for Industry 4.0

April 9, 2020
GROB's industry modules can be combined in a highly customizable manner, ensuring the ideal solution for each application case.

GROB NET4Industry modules are designed to meet the needs of Industry 4.0 in a manner that is flexible, productive, and conserves resources.


It features various modular components that can be combined in a highly customizable manner, ensuring the ideal solution for each application case. The modules within GROB-NET4Industry allow customers to manage direct and indirect areas around the machining process to achieve the most efficient use of high-precision, premium-quality machines. From production planning, monitoring, and analysis to the visualization of workpiece machining processes, proactive servicing, and maintenance, all areas of production are integrated.


Additionally, the modules offer integration platforms for all machine types, with the goal of implementing manufacturer-independent digitization concepts and offering comprehensive project support to all customers. The modules are available on the control systems of leading manufacturers like SIEMENS, HEIDENHAIN, and FANUC.


Available GROB-NET4Industry modules include:

  • GROB4Portal: Secure industry platform for all cloud services and other services
  • GROB4Line: Monitor machines via smartphone
  • GROB4Analyze: Machine feedback for the CIP process
  • GROB4Connect: Connect the shop floor to the ERP system
  • GROB4Track: Monitor machine axes at all times
  • GROB4Care: Service and maintenance portal
  • GROB4Automation: Intuitive control software for unmanned operation
  • GROB4Interface: Machine communication the easy way
  • GROB4Pilot: Multifunctional and interactive machine operation


In conjunction with GROB-NET4Industry, GROB4Pilot control enables almost entirely paperless production operations. The multifunctional and interactive operating concept features a capacitive touch screen, internet connectivity, and 3D support that makes it possible to depict all processes relating to machining. Boasting a feedback function and a walk through supported by visual features, the controllers also open up a whole new way of working.