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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

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