How do I stack up in terms of digital maturity against my manufacturing peers? This is a question that I have been asked many times. The fear of missing out creates unbearable pain. Trade wars and the COVID-19 pandemic exposed some of the manufacturing wounds: tight margins, supply chain risks,
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Over the last 30 years, manufacturing in Romania has seen huge changes from a planned economy to a market-based one. It now has a very diverse manufacturing scene, with both large and small companies, and a wide range of products from steel through to finished goods. However, few manufacturers are
Real value comes from data when you can start integrating disparate data sources together.
IoT projects show through their versatility again and again how important interdisciplinary cooperation and partnership formation between companies is nowadays. In order to guarantee success, organisations must pay special attention to the interaction of hardware, software and research. The European 4.0 Transformation Center (E4TC) on the campus of Aachen University, Germany,
The annual Hanover Fair brands itself as the world’s leading manufacturing industry fair. Where better to take the pulse of the industry? So I spent my time gathering views from sector experts about the future of artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) in manufacturing. There is a
Quality in every thought, every action, every outcome You might think differentiating on the quality of your products is a no-brainer – who wouldn’t seek to make every product incredibly high quality? Yet experience shows us that many manufacturers only capture data from the production line. While this approach creates