Industry 4.0 can be extremely beneficial for businesses of any size. Woodworking Network said, "The connected factory is useful for both large and small companies, but there are some differences between a large production environment and small businesses that need to be considered. Larger companies can better use product configurators for product and process data, specialists for needed positions and economies of scale to best use processes and equipment." You don't have to know exactly what Industry 4.0 would look like in your business to take the next step. We're the experts and we can help you stay informed while we navigate the change together.
Is Industry 4.0 the right thing for a smaller woodworking operation? Georg Frey of Lignum Consulting spoke about how industry 4.0 can optimize any size plant at the recent Wood Pro Expo in Charlotte. Frey discussed everything from workforce development to integration of technology, including the seven building blocks that enable an organization to establish a smart factory: product, technology, strategy, data integration, organization, logistics and people. Read More