The Big Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Up a Smart Factory

Industry 4.0, also known as smart manufacturing, has been well underway for some time now, and more manufacturers are undergoing digital transformations as the benefits become more apparent. Smart manufacturing technologies are also becoming more accessible — in March of this year, the Biden-Harris Administration announced $50 million in funding ...
BLOG Jun 06

How Material Traceability Improves Manufacturing

In the era of Industry 4.0, Smart Manufacturing technology has transformed the way companies operate, manage and optimize their production processes. One of the most significant benefits of this technology is material traceability, which enables manufacturers to track their raw materials and finished products throughout the supply chain. And now, ...
BLOG May 23

Achieving Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing through Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Solutions

In this era of increasing environmental concerns and strict regulations, manufacturers are seeking ways to improve energy efficiency in their operations. Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing technology offers innovative solutions to reduce energy consumption and cut costs. In this blog, we will discuss strategies of energy efficiency in manufacturing ...
BLOG May 16

What is Traceability in the Chemical Supply Chain?

The chemical industry is one of the most critical sectors of the global economy. Beyond its economic value, the global availability of its products, and the quality and safety of those products is essential for building agility and resilience to meet societal needs amidst a volatile global landscape — as events in recent years have shown. ...
BLOG May 09

Key Findings from 5 Year Survey of Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Practices

The adoption of Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing has been a significant focus for companies seeking to enhance their competitiveness, efficiency, and safety. To better understand the progress and challenges faced by manufacturers, CESMII (The Smart Manufacturing Institute) has been conducting market research surveys for the past five years. In ...
BLOG Apr 18

5 Technological Advances Used to Protect and Preserve Food Quality & Safety

In today's food industry, ensuring food quality and safety is of paramount importance. The increasing global population, along with the growing demand for nutritious and healthy food, has led to a need for innovative solutions. Technological advances in Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing have played a crucial role in helping the food industry ...
BLOG Apr 11

What are Four Elements of Effective Smart Manufacturing?

Smart Manufacturing, also known as Industry 4.0, is revolutionizing manufacturing safety and efficiency. In this blog, we delve into four critical elements required of a Smart Manufacturing system: Visibility, Integrated Data, Robust Analytics, and Aligned, Proactive and Automated Actions.
BLOG Mar 30

Find Your Blind Spots: 7 Things a Manufacturing Manager is Missing

As a manufacturing manager, it's essential to be aware of potential blind spots that could impact your facility's productivity, safety, and overall success. By recognizing these areas and implementing smart manufacturing solutions, you can optimize your operations and ensure a clear path to success. In this blog, we will reveal the common blind ...
BLOG Mar 21

Why Manufacturers are Using Transformational Intelligence to Turn their Data into Insights.

Modern manufacturers receive massive amounts of data from various sources, including not only their own IIoT devices and machines, but also from their vendors, customers, and supply chains. This much data can be overwhelming and difficult to make sense of. That’s where Transformational Intelligence comes in. In this article: A Treasure of Raw Data ...
BLOG Feb 02

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

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