Industry 4.0 ebook chapter 5 - Megatrends

Megatrends If your business is busy planning its route to and through Industry 4.0, you’re going to become quickly accustomed to all the perceived changes and revolutions affecting the manufacturing industry, so you can plan how to best…

Industry 4.0 ebook chapter 4 - Robots and Automation

Robots and Automation It used to be the case that few manufacturers outside of the automotive sector would have a requirement for, or the funds required, to invest in robotics and automation. But as the sector has accelerated its own output…

Industry 4.0 ebook chapter 3 - Big Data Analysis

Big Data Analysis Manufacturing businesses are no strangers to data collection. Every day organisations are collecting valuable data about their customers’ orders, production schedules and performance, delivery rates, transactional costs…

Industry 4.0 eBook Chapter 2 - Supply Chain Integration

Supply Chain Integration If there is one single factor critical to the success of a manufacturing business during Industry 4.0, it is supply chain integration, but this does not just refer to technology and business systems. Whilst it’s…

Industry 4.0 eBook Chapter 1 - The Future of Manufacturing

The Future Manufacturing Business Model For the visions of Industry 4.0 to become reality, manufacturing companies need to begin by looking at their existing business model. It’s no longer enough for manufacturers to operate to a Just…