The Internet of Things is providing manufacturers with a whole new platform upon which to build new business models. However, most businesses are struggling to find the necessary talent to take advantage of it, a new study has revealed.
Packaging manufacturer, The Cardboard Box Company, has collaborated with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) to develop a cost-effective automated system which uses a robotic arm to palletise bundles of boxes.
Digital transformation is affecting every aspect of manufacturing, arguably as much so as the First Industrial Revolution almost 200 years ago, with businesses using modern technologies to shift from mass production to mass customisation.
A new research shows the most significant digital transformation trends.