Industry 4.0, or the digital transformation of manufacturing, although not clearly defined is a tool that can help improve efficiency and bridge the talent gap that is impacting North American manufacturers. Automating your manufacturing process can be overwhelming – where do you start? What should you address first? It is important that companies develop a technology roadmap and transition one step at a time. This paper provides insights on how manufactures can approach Industry 4.0 and the benefits of the transition.
- What is Industry 4.0?
- Today’s Manufacturing Challenges
- Importance of Automation in Manufacturing
- Keys to Implementing Automation
- Phases of Automation
- Benefits of Automation