The Smart Future of Manufacturing
What does the smart future of manufacturing look like? It’s certainly a major discussion point in the industry and it all centres around technology and data. Taking advantage of it in the right ways can have an exceptional impact on manufacturing productivity and as a result, your bottom line.
The starting point for smart manufacturing or industry 4.0 if you will is of course data. Data must be used in intelligent ways by manufacturers to help productivity, enhance products and drive sustainability. However, it’s important to consider that not all data is created equal and it’s not always stored.
In this article, the Status team takes a closer look at smart manufacturing and digital transformation, including three key ways that data can be integrated into the process better and used more intelligently.