The Industrial Internet of Things, cloud, and AI are predicted to have the biggest impact on ERP in 2018.
There have been many changes to the manufacturing industry in 2017. Immigration and trade policy, workforce shortages, distribution techniques, and more have influenced the manufacturing trends of the past year.
A virtual factory is an integrated model that brings together cloud computing, advanced Lean data analytics, and real-time collaboration in order to solve problems quickly and make holistic improvements.
There are important factors to consider before investing in a new technology or adventuring into uncharted territory in plant processing.
Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, December 11-17: 2018 System Integrator Giants, robot implementation, 2017 Top Plant, and more
Articles about 2018 System Integrator Giants, robot implementation, 2017 Top Plant, smart maintenance systems, and changes to NFPA 70E were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, December 11-17. Were you out? You can catch up here.
The Rockwell Automation plant in Twinsburg, Ohio combines its in-house technology, the power of Lean manufacturing and a relentless attention to training and waste reduction.
Digital manufacturing in the auto industry is changing the way products evolve. From design to manufacturing, digitalization is optimizing the process.
Four steps to prioritize plant efficiency and growth.
In order to ensure success when implementing a robotic system, it is important to get company-wide support, define success, and more.
Smart actuators provide the capability for variable maintenance functions. Smart actuators and other electrical devices lower maintenance and manufacturing costs.