To provide a blueprint for you to build your PdM deployment around, Dell has developed a flexible
architecture centered on the Edge Gateway 5000® with partners including SAP and ifm for a complete
In manufacturing, transportation, energy, or any asset-intensive field, downtime and shrinking MTBF (mean time between failures) are the enemies, topped only by outright system failure. All three greatly increase overhead. And so does crisis maintenance.
Manufacturers have been collecting and storing data for years, but now big data technologies enable more constructive use of this information, such as to increase throughput, boost yields, improve efficiency, and reduce downtime.
Revolution is in the air. Smart factories of the future will need to be innovative, nimble and smart; constantly changing and improving on the back of intelligent use of data. Professor Robert Harrison explains the challenges and opportunities for forward-thinking manufacturers.
UK manufacturers increased their pace of production in the three months to December, while sterling’s depreciation continues to fuel expectations of output price inflation, according to the latest CBI monthly Industrial Trends Survey.