3 Key Industry 4.0 Technology Trends Changing Manufacturing in 2023

Amidst the increasing global economic instability of the last few years, manufacturers have adapted by adopting new Industry 4.0 technology solutions to turn turmoil into a competitive advantage. These technologies are shaping the future of manufacturing for greater resilience and efficiency as they continue to revolutionize the way factories and ...
BLOG Jan 25

4 New Trends Influencing the Chemical Manufacturing Industry in 2023

The chemical manufacturing industry is constantly evolving, and the last few years of disruption and unpredictability have brought even more rapid shifts. It can be difficult to keep up with all the latest trends and innovations, but it’s important for chemical manufacturers in a competitive landscape to understand what’s expected to shape the ...
BLOG Jan 17

3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Setting Up Your Smart Factory

The face of modern manufacturing is evolving amidst global unpredictability, shifting customer demands, and growing digitalization. These changes have led many manufacturers to embark on an Industry 4.0 digital transformation for their operations. Smart Manufacturing is becoming the future of the industry, but getting started on the journey there ...
BLOG Jan 10

Santa Claus is a Power User of ThinkIQ’s Computer Vision & Material Tracking System

The North Pole Times conducted a months long investigation that included dozens of interviews with elf helpers at the main toy factory. The elves requested anonymity to reveal just how much times have changed with the introduction of ThinkIQ’s machine learning, and computer vision.
BLOG Dec 21

Understanding Real-Time Data to Mitigate Safety Issues in Your Manufacturing Yard

A well-managed manufacturing yard is essential to a thriving manufacturing enterprise. Data is key to the optimization of yard operations, but data lacking insight can cause manufacturing blind spots that prove detrimental to yard safety. Access to realtime data delivering actionable insight is critical to ensuring the safe interaction between ...
BLOG Dec 20

5 Benefits of Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI) for Manufacturers

The global market for data analytics continues to grow as more enterprises seek effective ways to manage, streamline, and process large data sets. To that end, Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI) offers a solution for bringing together manufacturing and operations data that helps organizations optimize operations while making better ...
BLOG Dec 13

Why Not All Smart Factories Are Created Equal

More and more, manufacturers are investing in Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing technologies to build modernized smart factories. When implemented correctly, these technologies create a connected environment that enables better decision making, and the optimization of efficiency and productivity. But not all smart factories are created equal. Read ...
BLOG Dec 06

Making Sense of Manufacturing Data by Contextualizing it

The manufacturing industry in the digital era has no shortage of data. Industry 4.0 technologies like the industrial internet of things (IIoT) have enabled interconnectivity between devices, machines, and people in-plant and across the supply chain, driving data collection on a variety of aspects of manufacturing operations. Gathering data for the ...
BLOG Nov 22

Pellissippi State Community College & the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services Technical Showcase

Join Pellissippi State Community College & the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services for the second event in our complimentary Technology Showcase series!  This event features Machine Vision to create Visual Twins of your factory floor with hardware kits & technology from ThinkIQ.
BLOG Nov 14

How to Eliminate Dwell Time of Materials in Manufacturing?

The U.S manufacturing sector has faced formidable challenges in recent times — factors such as the pandemic, labor shortages, geopolitical conflicts, and inflation have disrupted supply chains and production, while exposing operational vulnerabilities. As the recovery period continues, challenges remain, and the stakes are great for manufacturers ...
BLOG Nov 08

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