Featured Stories

Categories

Why industry 4.0 is coming

Graham Immerman
June 29, 2017

Companies around the world are feeling the pull of Industry 4.0, and multiple global trends are causing this change. A growing middle class and workers holding manufacturing jobs aging is leading toward a new generation of technologically advanced millennials looking for jobs. The globalization of markets paired with the scarcity of resources requires more output using less energy. Industry 4.0 improves efficiency, therefore saving time, money, and resources. In order to keep up with the changing world, incorporating Industry 4.0 is becoming more and more vital for manufacturing companies. If you are thinking about making the transition, let MachineMetrics guide you through this process.

Megatrends pushing manufacturers towards Industry 4.0Source: http://www.manufacturingglobal.com

Disruptive technologies and megatrends are shaping the future of manufacturing. The fourth industrial revolution—Industry 4.0—has been gathering momentum in recent years and is set to be transformative in 2017. Industry 4.0 is the digitisation of the manufacturing industry and a realisation of the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) combined with artificial intelligence and data science. Done right, Industry 4.0 will enable manufacturers to improve efficiencies whilst reducing costs. Read More

Comments

Related posts

Creating a smart shop floor
13Dec

Creating a smart shop floor

Advanced Manufacturing said that predictive maintenance is essential to creating a smart shop floor. They reported, that the data can be "invaluable" in preventing breakdowns and improving efficiency....

Prepping your staff for Industry 4.0 changes
07Dec

Prepping your staff for Industry 4.0 changes

"Retain, retrain, recruit." Digitalization creates amazing opportunities for businesses to become more efficient and employees to learn new skills. There are serious concerns about the manufacturing l...

What does it mean to be ready for industry 4.0?
05Dec

What does it mean to be ready for industry 4.0?

It's a common headline across the internet these days - are you prepared for industry 4.0? Are you ready for industry 4.0? But what does it mean to be truly ready? The truth is, you don't have to be "...

Why is cybersecurity important?
30Nov

Why is cybersecurity important?

Why is cybersecurity important? Because with increased use of technology comes an increased risk of your information being compromised. Advanced Manufacturing said, "Both newer, advanced machines and ...

The cautious approach to Industry 4.0
15Nov

The cautious approach to Industry 4.0

It absolutely makes sense to be cautious when approaching a topic as huge as industry 4.0. It can seem intimidating or out of reach. If you haven't jumped on board yet, you're not the only one. Compan...

IoT - change for the better
14Nov

IoT - change for the better

Utilizing the internet of things can be a total game changer for manufacturers. Forbes said, "Looking to leverage the latest technological solutions in the manufacturing process has allowed companies ...

Industry 4.0 inspiration
14Nov

Industry 4.0 inspiration

If you want to see proof of industry 4.0's benefits, check out these success stories. Industry Week put together a list of nine companies leading the way! They said, "These beacons should serve as a g...

Risk management with cybersecurity
07Nov

Risk management with cybersecurity

Managing the risks of cybersecurity is important for any business utilizing technology. First and foremost, ask questions. Not everyone can be a cybersecurity expert, so find someone knowledgeable you...

Changing perspectives
31Oct

Changing perspectives

The manufacturing industry is going through an image makeover of sorts. This is due to the widespread implementation of cutting edge technology as well as the need for qualified workers. Industry Week...

Smart manufacturing is a smart move
25Oct

Smart manufacturing is a smart move

When is it risky to wait? When everyone else is moving forward. Utilizing smart manufacturing technology sooner rather than later is the smart choice. Industry Week reported that most manufacturing co...

banner1-1

Subscribe Email

banner2-2