Most manufacturers see investments in factory connectivity not just as a means of cutting costs, but as a way to increase revenue. In fact, respondents to the Annual Manufacturing Report 2017 anticipate additional revenues of £775,000 over the next 12 months because of their investments in connectivity.
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Smart factories are changing the face of manufacturing. Using connected devices, intelligent insight and automated processes, organisations can produce more, and better products in less time, for less money. But does it sound too good to be true?
In the much-publicised march towards the digitalisation of manufacturing, one very important element is routinely ignored, namely how to integrate the digital sharp end with back office systems that traditionally have relied on paper.