Category Archive: Fourth Industrial Revolution

Nov 29 2017

CUSTOMIZE? NO, MODULARIZE! Mix-and-match modules yield more products with fewer parts at lower costs

Industrial buyers want equipment customized to meet their specific operational needs and requirements, but still demand competitive pricing. Modular product architectures are making it faster and more efficient to customize standard products for the mass market while avoiding the complexity and high costs traditionally associated with engineered-to-order processes. Minnesota-based mechanical test equipment manufacturer MTS Systems …

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Jun 21 2017

ASK THE EXPERT: Dassault Systemes’ Fred Thomas on Embracing Digital Continuity

What is Digital Continuity, and how does it support the manufacturing operations management process? How do companies with disparate, legacy systems adapt to the speed in which they have to respond, on a global scale, to the changing needs of their customers? If the concept of a ‘single source of truth’, a unified environment integrating all …

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Aug 02 2016

The 4th Industrial Revolution and the human touch: Why we need people in the loop

Is the driverless factory in our future? Three reasons why growing manufacturing complexity will keep humans in the loop for a long time to come.

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Jun 16 2016

Megan Nichols

The Industrial Internet of Things Promises Safety Wins but Security Risks

Network-aware devices allow us greater productivity, but they also bring a new era of safety and security practices.

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May 26 2016

Aleksejs Volcenkovs

Why “Smart” Manufacturing Will Grow in 2016

Smart manufacturing offers a bevy of benefits and will eventually become the way that every organization creates their products.

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