Articles & News on Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0

Advancing the Future of Food Manufacturing with Acellular Agriculture

  • by James Sopwith
  • Feature

Here, James Sopwith, managing director of adi Projects, a division of the leading multidisciplinary engineering firm adi Group, discusses how hot demand for sustainable food production can be enhanced and developed further with core engineering skillsets.

Standardization Improves Digitization and Industry 4.0 Implementations

  • by John DeTellem
  • Feature

Modern integrated automation suites provide manufacturers with the means to standardize operations, simplifying production and reducing downtime.

IFS Hits Significant Q1 Markers with Recurring Revenue Over 80% of Software Revenue and More

  • News

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, today announced its financial results for the first quarter—January to March of 2021.

Lloyd’s Register and Falkonry Incorporate Operational AI Digital Twins into Asset Performance and Risk Management Solution

  • News

Lloyd’s Register, a professional services company specialising in engineering and technology solutions, has partnered with the innovation leader in Operational AI, Falkonry, to combine its predictive digital twins with asset performance and risk management solutions for heavy industry, including chemicals and oil and gas.

Why Isn’t Everyone Using AI?

  • by Jeff Winter
  • Feature

Excitement surrounding the use is high in some sectors but not all.  “Everyone” keeps thinking Artificial Intelligence is "the next big thing," but what will it take to get there?

Large Project-Based Manufacturers Suffer from Disjointed Data Utilization, Causing Lack of Visibility and Control

  • by Thomas R. Cutler
  • Feature

Project business executives typically have very little visibility into the current real-time status of their projects and therefore the business as a whole. Decision-making becomes extremely difficult for large manufacturers of project business operations with limited, outdated and inaccurate information.

Industry 4.0 and Machine Service: Why Assets Are The Source of All Customer Strategy

  • by Joseph Kenny
  • Feature

How machine makers and their customers are benefitting from Industry 4.0 technologies, including IIoT and predictive analytics.

Dow Wins FutureEdge 50 Award for Predictive Intelligence Capability

  • News

Dow Polyurethanes’ transformative product development innovation among 50 honorees for the most cutting-edge trials and applications of emerging technologies.

PI North America Launches PROFIBUS Online Training Course

  • News

PI North America, the non-profit member-supported organization for PROFIBUS, PROFINET, IO-Link, and omlox technologies in North America, is excited to launch a brand new PROFIBUS Online Training Course.

IoT Devices: The Newest Source of OT Network Security Gaps

  • by Patrick Bedwell
  • Feature

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, like asset management sensors and environmental monitoring devices, deliver huge benefits to critical infrastructure and industrial organizations, including cost reduction and safety improvements. But they also create security gaps because many operators don’t have the tools needed to monitor and protect them.