Manufacturing’s Future With Industry 4.0

As manufacturers distributors look to achieve growth, Industry 4.0 introduces automation and data exchanges for the growth necessary to move beyond the status quo. Industry 4.0 offers businesses numerous benefits to survive and thrive.

In an article from Industry Week, Terri Hiskey describes Industry 4.0 which includes “cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, and cloud computing”. Hiskey writes, “It’s not just about improved performance and efficiency; investments into new manufacturing and distribution technologies enhance agility, flexibility, and speed-to-market when designing and launching new products and services”.

Hiskey’s article discusses:  

  • Adopting an Industry 4.0 approach
  • 4 major tenets of operational execution
  • 6 imperatives enabled by Industry 4.0

According to Hiskey, “Today’s Industry 4.0-outfitted factories are empowered to drive productivity and keeps cost down while ensuring quality and consistency across manufacturing and distribution processes globally”. Are you interested in winning market share of today’s environment? How can your business incorporate Industry 4.0?

To read more, see the full article from Terri Hiskey in Industry Week.