Before you try to completely overhaul your factory for Industry 4.0, start with analytics technology as your first step. This can not only give you a baseline, but can drastically improve your efficiency without expensive new machines. Manufacturing.net said, "Analytics provides the foundation for understanding machine condition but also is used to determine more advanced needs such as determining machine performance as it relates to maintenance needs and production quality requirements in real time." Our analytics can give you the information you need to see where you need to improve, which machines aren't performing their best, and so much more!
Commonly referred to as the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0 describes the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies which includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and cognitive computing. Read More