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Exciting Announcement

Rockwell Automation Has Acquired Plex Systems

Peter Pearce

Principal, Baker Tilly


About the Author

Peter Pearce is a principal in the Baker Tilly Management & Technology consulting practice. He has more than twenty years of experience in management consulting, information technology and operations management in multiple manufacturing sectors. Peter specializes in business process alignment with technology, manufacturing operations, process reengineering, and IT strategy development. Over the last ten years, he has led many cloud-based business and manufacturing systems implementations. Peter leads Baker Tilly’s Plex Manufacturing Cloud Practice and Industry 4.0 & IIoT initiatives.

Industry 4.0: How Advancements in Manufacturing Technology Are Transforming the Industry

Peter Pearce July 7, 2017

In the United States, economic growth has been a bit sluggish in the past decade. When you look at global economic growth, there's one common factor with all that causes the economy to grow. It’s manufacturing. Due to a number of contributing economic, political, and market factors across the globe, there’s a significant revolution that’s underway within the manufacturing industry. ...

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