Philips Consumer Lifestyle in Drachten develops a wide range of innovative products like rotary shavers, beard trimmers, hairdryers, female epilators, vacuum cleaners, SENSEO® coffeemakers and Wake-up Lights. Philips Drachten employs 2000 people, amongst which 600 developers with 35 different nationalities. Philips Drachten is also world leader in mass production of rotary shaving devices, occupying over 50% market-share of a € 1 billion market. For more than 60 years we have been manufacturing shaving systems in our factory in Drachten.

Role in the project

PHILIPS will be one of the end-users in the project to provide a complex demonstrator in a relevant environment (Production Tooling Predictive Maintenance) to be used during the development and deployment of the PROPHESY solutions leading also the entire work around the project compex demonstrators integration and validation. Within this role, PHILIPS will further specify the requirements and specifications for PROPHESY under WP2 and work toward the plans for sustainability and wider use of the proposed demonstrator.

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