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    Tech Target has some advice on how to get to Industry 4.0, like a roadmap. The main idea is that you don't have to do a complete overhaul to utilize this technology!

    They said, "Old factory that integrates modern technology with select old machinery can enable data-driven decisions about processes, capabilities that are at the heart of what is meant by smart."

    We can get there together, step by step. Decide what areas need the most help with efficiency and monitoring, and move forward from there with a smart factory roadmap!

    Recommended ReadGet to Industry 4.0 with a smart factory roadmapSource: http://searcherp.techtarget.com

    Who says you can't teach an old factory new tricks? The term smart factory likely brings to mind a shiny new manufacturing building with end-to-end, modern, connected technology. However, an old factory that integrates modern technology with select old machinery can enable data-driven decisions about processes, capabilities that are at the heart of what is meant by smart. That's a central lesson to learn about creating a smart factory roadmap, one that's espoused by several experts who closely observe the trend of digital transformation, automation and information sharing in manufacturing. Read More

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