Digital Tech Transforming Manufacturing. Powered by data and automation, digitization is transforming every step of the manufacturing process, from supply chain and enterprise to the shop floor and end users. … By adopting and implementing smart technologies, manufacturers can increase productivity, improve inefficiencies and further sustainability.
The buzz term is Industry 4.0, also known as the fourth industrial revolution, and it’s about focusing on connectivity and communication. It presents a future where devices are connected so that they can communicate and make smart decisions, often more robot than human.
Mike Galiazzo, Ph.D, is the long tenured President of the Regional Manufacturing Institute of MD, for over 30 years championing the value of a growing manufacturing base in Maryland.