InnovatieNU December 2020 TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION: PREDICT THE UNPREDICTABLE Adoption of digital twin based prognostic maintenance strategy can change business Contributed by: Walter MesteromOwner and Commercial Director, PDM DOWNLOAD PDF Industries are relying more and more on machines and tools of high complexity. When relying on high complex machines the unexpected failures and downtime costs […]
Prepare for the Future with Industry 4.0 Why Undertake an Industry 4.0 Audit? To stay competitive in our dynamic 21st Century marketplaces, we all recognise that technologies, processes and techniques are rapidly changing. In the old days, if you were late adopting an innovation, you generally had time, sometimes decades, to catch up. In 2020, things […]
Developing a proof-of-concept solution to reliably forecast turnaround times A common problem in steel-product manufacturing is the significantly high throughput time of steel products in comparison to the sum of their process times. Manufacturers have similar production methods which, upon investigation, are likely to yield improved time efficiency resulting in a higher relative touch time […]
THE ROADMAP TO DIGITALISATION Businesses are currently facing many challenges, including the need to work towards attaining an Industry 4.0 standard. Industry 4.0 is all about optimization; from managing big data to efficiency in the production line. All this aims at enabling businesses to make quicker, smarter decisions while minimizing costs. This webinar sets out […]
DIGITALISATION AT SCALE Many manufacturers are busy with transitioning to digital manufacturing. Yet, deployment of new digital technologies, adaptation of the scalable, digital architecture that will allow connectivity of data systems on the level of the whole factory and network of factories, is not there. Main technical condition for digital manufacturing is the adequate digital […]
DIGITAL TWINNING – WHERE DO YOU START? The COVID19 crisis has changed the way we live forever. Many new challenges have been presented to us and at no time has technology been used to assist almost all of humanity at the same time. The power of the internet has been used in conjunction with social […]
Industry 4.0 in manufacturing is seeing our understanding of the way we create and shape the world around us transform rapidly.
Manufacturing has evolved from steam-powered mechanical systems in the first industrial revolution, through to mass production on assembly lines at the change of the 20th century.
When searching the internet and other sources for practical information on applying Industry 4.0 principles and technologies, the overabundance of information and solutions can be overwhelming
The era of the Internet is upon us, we are all connected, and the flow of information is faster than ever before.