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Industry 4.0 – Risk vs. Reward

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Industry 4.0 may seem like a risk, but it’s actually becoming more risky to hold off. A significant percentage of manufacturing companies are moving forward with industry 4.0 projects and you don’t want to be left in the dust. However, you do not need to make massive changes to start utilizing this technology. IoT sensors can be added to the machines you are already using, about which Industry Week said, “Companies are finding that with prices coming down, they can begin to experiment and see what data is useful before deciding on the long-term plan.” Click the link for more information on what to consider when making industry 4.0-related decisions!

Venturing Wisely into Smart Manufacturing

MESA defines Smart Manufacturing as the intelligent, real-time orchestration and optimization of business, physical and digital processes within factories and across the entire value chain.MESA has created a Smart Manufacturing Community with five topic-focused groups and the intersections among th

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