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You don’t have to agree with environmental policies to know that sustainability is a part of business and life today. Supply chain partners, regulators, customers, and investors are demanding more environmental accountability from manufacturers—and with good cause. According to the

Modern manufacturing has undergone profound changes in the past two decades due to the advent of advanced technology and the digital age. Among these changes is the move towards connected manufacturing, which is known as Industry 4.0. As a result of

The promise of Industry 4.0 has many manufacturing leaders thinking big. They envision a future in which real-time access to data opens the door to unprecedented levels of operational flexibility, predictability, and business improvement. For many, early-stage wins often lead

Industry 4.0 adopters in factories around the world recognize that industrial data is gold. More users and systems want access to this data in real time to convert it into valuable information they can act on to predict machine failure,

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the network of physical devices, vehicles, buildings, and other objects that are embedded with sensors, software, and connectivity, enabling them to collect and exchange data. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) specifically refers

Manufacturing companies always focus on downtime to improve processes and increase efficiency in a facility. There are many different categories of downtime, including downtime from jams, breakdowns, operator errors, and more. Machine setup is one area where downtime is manageable and

Has irrational exuberance led us to misjudge the possibilities for cloud computing? Obviously, the cloud has been a boon for enterprises, doing so much to further flexibility and collaboration while offering a more efficient way to store and process data. But

For four days, Formnext 2022 turned host city Frankfurt into the global capital of industrial 3D printing. And this year’s exhibition was very much in tune with the times. As the coronavirus pandemic continues and new political and economic challenges

What Does Quality Control Do In Manufacturing? Quality control is a process that uses best practices, strict adherence to standards, and specifications to deliver products without defects. With tight quality control (QC) measures, companies can better manage costs, reduce waste, and