There are a number of advantages to adopting smart manufacturing, including increased efficiency, higher levels of customer satisfaction, and gaining a competitive advantage – read on to learn more.
In this article, we’ll try to cover the main steps needed to conceptualize and execute a Digital Twin implementation within a manufacturing framework.
Whether you are running a large-scale manufacturing business or just starting out, one of the key performance indicators to look out for is going to be manufacturing efficiency.
What makes someone smart? Agility might not be the first noun that leaps to mind – after all, it’s a physical trait. However, agility is about more than how quickly you move.
When you hear the word “proactive,” the first thing that likely comes to mind is someone who takes action at the first opportunity. Proactive people don’t just rest on their laurels and respond to things that are happening – they make them happen.
Read on to learn what’s different about today’s connectivity, how it makes factories “smart,” and why connectivity is so crucial.
Virtually thousands of tech websites, articles and videos are buzzing with the same key themes. “Interconnected platforms”. “Autonomous networks”. “Smart machines” that communicate with each other and us and make contextual improvements. Machine Learning. Artificial Intelligence. Internet of Things. All of these are part of a new wave of manufacturing improvements brought on by the so called “Industry 4.0”.
In one of our blog posts, we defined what a smart factory is and the factors that have led to its creation. But, just because a factory is automated and uses the technologies mentioned in the last post, does that make it smart? Deloitte has identified the five key characteristics of a smart factory – read on to learn what it takes for a factory to be truly intelligent.
Today’s challenges from increased competition, complex regulatory requirements and heightened safety demands are putting pressure on the manufacturing industry. How can organizations face these challenges and excel in this competitive environment?
The strategy that used to be an exception is now becoming the norm: the most innovative manufacturers in the world are leveraging Machine Learning to improve business processes through tools such as automation, intelligent forecasting and supply chain management, among others.