Wednesday, May 10
How Smart Manufacturing is Changing Your World
Industry 4.0 is much more than a buzzword. It describes an industrial revolution taking place in manufacturing whereby interconnectivity—between consumers and products, between man and machine, and among machines themselves—is reshaping how products are designed, how supply chains communicate and function, and how factories operate. Big data, feedback loops and cloud-connected sensors already are impacting how the plastics industry works, and the speed of change will only accelerate as “smart factories” become the norm.