Every manufacturer that performs aftermarket service has one goal in mind: to prevent asset downtime and maximise equipment usage for their customers. So, what do the top 20% of firms do differently to the other 80%?
Whatever the challenges, if we look back in history, we can see that the introduction of technology repeatedly created an environment that helped to solve the problems of the day. Paul Coates urges managers to grasp the opportunities digitalisation offers today as tomorrow may be too late.
As a manufacturer, you want to drive efficiency improvements across your entire operation – innovation, design, sales, purchasing, production, distribution and service. The value contained within your data can help achieve all those objectives, and then some.
Following last month's stand-out Hannover Messe, Microsoft rounds up the exciting innovations showcasing Industrial IoT, AI, cobotics, digital twins and mixed reality being leveraged by its customers and partners.
After a tour of its recently opened Technology Centre in Birmingham, Jonny Williamson took part in a media roundtable with Autodesk's CEO Andrew Anagnost to discuss the future of design and manufacture, and where Autodesk fits into the new emerging ecosystem.