A Few Examples of Industry 4.0

Bellow, you will find a few selected examples of Industry 4.0. Hopefully, with this, you’ll be able to see how much the world will change as it gets more connected. Logistics Logistics 4.0 and Supply Chain Management 4.0 or smart supply chain management concern the various aspects of end-to-end logistics and supply chain management in …

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How are Lean Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 connected?

Lean Production is widely recognized and accepted in the industrial setting. It concerns the strict integration of humans in the manufacturing process, a continuous improvement and focuses on value-adding activities by avoiding waste. However, a new paradigm called Industry 4.0 or the fourth industrial revolution has recently emerged in the manufacturing sector. It allows creating …

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How to get started with Industry 4.0?

Manufacturing has traditionally been considered to be a process that turns raw materials into physical products. Nowadays, the production phase is only a small part of a much wider value chain which is becoming increasingly interconnected.  Manufacturers eager to reap the benefits of Industry 4.0, including greater visibility and control, cost savings and more efficient …

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Using technology to cross the skills gap in manufacturing

Manufacturing has undergone a dramatic change in the last several decades. It’s now facing it’s biggest challenge – the growing skills gap. Automation plays a critical role in production, which means that many tasks that have been historically managed by skilled workers are now being done by machines. Fortunately, workers have not been fully replaced …

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Dealing with the loss of skilled labour’s knowledge and unscheduled downtime

Latest research shows that currently, unplanned downtime remains an unsolved conundrum, but it is certainly one worth solving. More than eight in ten organizations have been impacted by at least one unplanned outage involving their machinery/assets over past three years. On average, organizations have experienced two episodes during this period. Downtime consultants say that almost …

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