“Terms such as Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and fourth industrial revolution are often used to point to this concept of factory digitalization and integration. In this context, the CNC has a key role beyond driving machine tool axes to execute a part program prepared by CAM software. The CNC is a hub around which and from which vital data streams are flowing.” What is your perspective on CNC manufacturing? What do your machines currently do for your manufacturing? Whatever that is, MachineMetrics can help them do more by increasing visibility and efficiency.
How users and builders of machine tools can benefit from factory digitalization and integration is the main theme of the Siemens booth at EMO 2017. Highlights include enhancements to the company’s Sinumerik CNC software as well as the introduction of MindSphere, a cloud-based platform for hosting applications that enable manufacturing companies to more fully digitalize their operations. Read More