The move to digital manufacturing involves more than robots and maintenance. In means revamping traditional processes, from design through production.
With its workforce largely unprepared for advances in plant technology, manufacturing needs both worker training and changes in the education system.
As smart manufacturing tools become more intelligent and easier to use, they’re becoming affordable for small manufacturers.
These key factors are driving the manufacturing sector to Industry 4.0 adoption.
Best practices in IIoT means connecting across the entire enterprise, including everything in manufacturing.
Tom Craven discussed ways to connect legacy plant equipment to the IoT at the Advanced Design and Manufacturing Expo in Cleveland.
As the cost of smart technology comes down, it’s becoming more affordable for small- and mid-sized manufacturers.
Many manufacturers are basing the adoption of smart manufacturing on predictable ROI.
Take a look at the wide and expanding range of smart manufacturing technologies, from advanced robotics to rapid prototyping.
Rockwell has created a digital analytics tool to spot and solve maintenance problems faster.