With Industry 4.0 and the Smart Factory in mind, the challenges are obvious and those concerned may get overwhelmed by the many questions that arise: which state-of-the-art technologies help us to be more successful throughout the entire organization? How can the different systems and devices ideally communicate with each other? Or, to start with the essential, what does a smart factory even look like?
Concerns and challenges for manufacturers
However, the Internet of Things (IoT) and the growing number of internet-enabled devices in use offers manufacturers a fantastic opportunity to significantly increase their productivity, quality and flexibility with innovative solutions based on the latest technologies.
Ergonomic Transition to the Smart Factory
At COPA-DATA, we develop innovative solutions based on the latest technologies in order to enable our customers to continuously improve their processes. Many innovations have already found their way into the zenon Product Family and many others especially pertaining to the smart factory will follow.
Learn more in this article about:
- Multi-site real-time dashboards and reporting
- Seamless connectivity from sensor to ERP
- Vendor-independent integration