WEBINAR: A Walk Through Kistler’s Innovation – From the Sensor to Data Driven Decision Making in a Connected Production

June 9, 2021; 11:00am–Noon





Have you ever wondered how Kistler defines “Measure, Analyze, Innovate and Optimize”? Learn how Kistler has adapted the everchanging engineering and manufacturing industries in an educational webinar hosted by Dr. Robert Vaculik, Head of Business Unit Plastics and Society of Plastics Engineers: A walk through Kistler’s innovation – from the sensor to data driven decision making in a connected production.


  1. Measure — Here we cover sensor technology, connectors installation, sensor placement and different sensor types (direct pressure, indirect pressure, pT sensors, T sensors, measurement pins)
  2. Analyze — Here we cover the principle of process monitoring and cover the main functions of ComoNeo as well as the optinal features
  3. Innovate — Here we cover our machine learning approach using ComoNeo predict, by using sensor signal and prdict the specified quality
  4. Optimize — Here we cover the connectivity of ComoNeo and CDC, as well as the interfaces OPC-UA, which enable the customer to collect data and have access to the data on a worldwide scale

About the Speaker

Ing. Robert Vaculik, PhD.
Manager, Business Unit Plastics
Kistler Instrumente AG

  • study of mechanical engineering, RWTH Aachen, germany
  • Phd at the IKV Aachen in the area of injection molding process controls
Professional career
  • 1996 - 2001 Head of „New products and materials” @ Mann + Hummel, Ludwigsburg
  • 2001 - 2006 Manager Engineering @ Dynamit Nobel, Weissenburg
  • 2006 - 2009 Business Unit Manager @ ITW Engine Components, Hodenhagen
  • 2009 - 2013 Manager Engineering @ Montaplast, Morsbach
  • Since 2014 — Manager Business Unit Plastics @ Kistler Instrumente AG, Winterthur, CH

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