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It’s no secret Industry 4.0 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution will influence the industry for years to come. This cyber-physical evolution is changing the way manufacturers make things, serve customers, run their plants, and do business.
Last month, I had the privilege of speaking on these topics at the inaugural Great Lakes Digital Transformation Summit in metro Detroit. Since our mission here at Plex is to help our customers make their parts work more efficiently through digitization, it was a natural fit to share Plex’s point of view with those in attendance.
While there are near-countless technologies associated with Industry 4.0, I want to focus on three that I believe have the most potential to disrupt the manufacturing industry. Together, they share an important commonality and characteristic of Industry 4.0 technologies: they are all brought together in the cloud, where you can store loads of data and analyze it with unlimited computing power.
Here are the technologies you should be paying attention to:
After talking to folks in attendance at the Great Lakes Digital Transformation Summit, it’sobvious there is a huge appetite for information and guidance from experts in the industry. By defining how these solutions can help companies improve efficiency, quality, and safety, the benefit of Industry 4.0 technologies becomes much more tangible and easier to understand.
If you would like to learn more about how Industry 4.0 can positively impact your organization, click on the link to download our whitepaper, “The Curious Path to Industry 4.0.”