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.
Smart factories are set to become a revolutionary force of the manufacturing industry and provide a massive boost to the global economy, according to a new report by multinational information technology consulting company, Capgemini.
Digital Catapult and The Manufacturer are pleased to announce the Hack & Pitch will make its Smart Factory Expo debut, designed to inspire and challenge small and medium size businesses to create disruption through innovation.
Provider of advanced carbon fibre processing technologies, Surface Generation, has opened its new research and development facility for advanced composites manufacturing at its headquarters in Rutland, UK.
Australia's Swinburne University of Technology has received a record $135m industrial software grant from engineering giant Siemens to help digitalize its Factory of the Future as it moves into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0).