TRUMPF Smart Factory in Hoffman Estates, IL

TRUMPF Smart Factory in Hoffman Estates, IL

The TRUMPF Smart Factory is a demonstration facility that provides our customers the experience of Industry 4.0 autonomous fabrication solutions.  We focus on the entire manufacturing process from start to finish, utilizing TRUMPF equipment and TruConnect software solutions.  This process provides our customers the ability to have full transparency of their operation.  Live machine data performance analytics through TruTops Monitor, accurate production planning and execution via TruTops Fab as well as full storage system management via TruTops Fab Storage. These tools in the process chain enable the combined Autonomous Manufacturing of parts involving cutting, bending and welding operations in a seamless integration of production technologies.

This is a full working production facility incorporating Autonomous Manufacturing methods, advanced part tracking, automated transport methods with focus on improved throughput, part quality and on time shipment.

Technology currently available for demonstration

TruConnect Consulting

Key Visual Smart Factory

Whether you simply want to enter industry 4.0, for example with TRUMPF machine apps, or want to optimize your existing processes with TruConnect Consulting – we help you to individually design your production and increase your productivity. 

TRUMPF Software Offerings

Technical Services Design and Programming Software key visual

With TruTops Fab you ensure that you have maximum production transparency and can easily control and manage your processes from order to shipping. With the connection to the control of your machine or laser system, you always have an overview of the current status of your production operations and production orders.

Track & Trace

Track&Trace Marker

The Track&Trace indoor positioning system allows for parts to be pinpointed in the production hall, in real time, providing you with transparency over your shop floor at the press of a button. This spares you the laborious and costly task of searching for parts.

TruLaser Center 7030 fiber

TruLaser Center 7030

The TruLaser Center 7030 integrates all laser cutting processes into a single machine for the first time. The advantage for you: Your throughput time and processing costs will be drastically reduced. As a result, you get the optimal profitability out of your laser machining process.

TruLaser 5030 fiber

TruLaser 5030 fiber, productive machine with solid-state laser

The TruLaser 5030 fiber impresses with its high processing speed and reproducible, high part quality – even for complex contours. You can achieve excellent feed rates with the solid-state laser. Several smart functions make the complete laser cutting process more productive and reliable than ever. Operator involvement is low; non-productive times are minimal.

TruMatic 6000 fiber

TruMatic 6000 fiber, produktive Dünnblechmaschine

The TruMatic 6000 fiber combines highest process reliability and flexibility. The solid-state laser opens up a wide variety of material options, and processes thin sheets with cutting speeds of up to 1338 in/min. In this way, you can process stainless steel, mild steel, aluminum, non-ferrous metals, film-coated stainless steel, and galvanized sheets particularly productively.

TruBend Center 7030

TruBend Center 7030

The TruBend Center 7030 processes your sheet metal completely automatically. A rotary part manipulator rotates and moves the workpieces while operating at high speed.

TruBend Cell 5000

TruBend Cell 5000, Produktive Universalbiegezelle

Easy programming, fast automated bending: The TruBend Cell 5000 is the perfect solution for all those who value productive and flexible automation, for the widest possible range of parts. The quality remains consistently high. With the newest series of the bending machine TruBend 5000, the bending cell is state of the art, for example in the areas of programming and angle measurement. Select the bending machine and BendMaster according to your individual range of components. You also have maximum freedom in the design of the material flow using conveyor belts and pallet conveyors.

TruBend Cell 7000

TruBend Cell 7000, innovative Highspeed-Biegezelle

The TruBend Cell 7000 offers users a compact system for the highly dynamic, efficient bending of small parts.

TruBend 7036

TruBend 7036

The TruBend Series 7000 is a prime example of man and machine working in perfect harmony. The ergonomic high-speed machine bends small and medium-sized parts under the best working conditions, saving space for every production system. In addition to the high level of ergonomics and user-friendliness, due to the direct drive and our automatic angle measuring system, you achieve a high output at a very high level of quality. Operation sitting down or standing up is comfortable for the operator, and due to BendGuard Automatic, the setup operation is also extremely fast and safe.

TruBend Series 5000

TruBend Serie 5000 mit ToolMaster

The TruBend Series 5000 TRUMPF's most successful bending machine worldwide. Using the press brake, your production will be unmatched – from programming, to setup, to the actual bending.

TruLaser Weld 5000

Large-format TruLaser Weld 5000

Robots, lasers, processing optics, enclosed protective housing, and positioners – TruLaser Weld 5000 is a turn-key system for automatic laser welding. You can flexibly weld deep and strong seams or nicely rounded, smooth seams using one system. FusionLine also enables you to connect components with gaps. The versatile system can be precisely tailored to meet your needs with different component positioners.

STOPA Storage System

STOPA large-scale storage

The correct storage system improves material handling and ensures smooth production sequences. You can make better use of your machines and save space, time, and money. The TRUMPF storage and logistics systems provide you with a modular system of intelligent storage solutions – compact, efficient, flexible.


TruStore Series 3000

TruStore 3030 an TruLaser 3030 mit LiftMaster

The TruStore Series 3000 compact store grows along with your demands, reduces space requirements, and can be developed into a fully automatic system. The TruStore Series 3000 comes with a storage tower and pallet picker crane as standard. You can select the height of your storage system from 15 possible levels, and the storage compartments can be adjusted to 3.5 inches or 6.5 inches. The storage system can be easily connected to your TRUMPF 2D laser cutting machine, punching machine, or punch laser machine. The modular principle enables expansion at any time.

TruMark Station 5000

TruMark Station 5000 – flexible all-around solution for convenient marking

Due to its intelligent, ergonomic design, the compact TruMark Station 5000 can be used as both a standing and a seated work station. We equip the machine with linear axes in the X and Y direction and rotary axes with various clamping systems, according to your requirements. The marking station offers the possibility of workpiece flow through transfer for integration in a flow line. The openings in the side of the housing offer excellent flexibility so that the TruMark Station 5000 can be expanded in line with your requirements. Its flexibility and its suitability for diverse application scenarios make the TruMark Station 5000 the true all-around solution of the TRUMPF marking systems.

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TRUMPF Smart Factory Chicago

1900 W Central Road
IL 60192 Hoffman Estates
United States

Phone +1 224-539-4043

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