eBook: What manufacturers Need To Know About The Industrial Internet of Things
Manufacturers’ success over the coming years will be comprised of connected, data-driven processes that combine innovative automation, interactive connectivity, sensing and control, with a transformed workforce.
The good news for manufacturers is that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is still in its infancy, but the changes on the horizon are expected to happen quickly. Manufacturers need to start learning and planning now, so that as the speed of business increases, production keeps pace.
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The existing network was over 15 years old with an aging infrastructure of wiring and Ethernet. Although, new data requirements for plant reporting were initiated, the system had not been upgraded to keep up with the manufacturer’s changing needs. The project would need to be invisible to plant operations with minimal disruptions. To accomplish this, the installation […]
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Polytron predicts that this year will be focused on the trends that begin the journey of digital transformation in manufacturing. It is an approach that is holistic in nature – viewing the plant floor as one living. breathing entity. It is a manufacturing environment where everything is part of a digital thread, or the interwoven […]
We recently received this helpful approach to World Class OEE calculations from Parsec Corporation. As a Parsec Certified Solution Partner, we wanted to share with you. Back-of-the-Envelope OEE in 5 Steps While calculating and improving your own OEE always adds value to your organization, it helps to know where others stand to truly benchmark your […]
On any given day, there seems to be a new hot product or something else trendy like a YouTube clip that everyone has seen except you. Keeping up with the newest and latest is next to impossible. Consumer preferences seem to change by the minute, and plant lines don’t. Every time a new trend pops […]
There are seems to be two stories revolving around Smart Manufacturing (Industry 4.0). One is product oriented. Businesses selling connected products or services that contribute in some way to “data” are using these labels to let customers know that they are part of the future of manufacturing. But, the people steering manufacturing operations aren’t asking […]