Skin ADV

eng
About   |   Newsletter
Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution


Supply Chain Topics

Topics > English > Smart Manufacturing  

Smart Manufacturing

The Point of View of Festo


A fundamental transition is taking place in the world of production. The real world and virtual reality continue to merge; modern information and communications technologies are being combined with traditional industrial processes, thereby changing the various areas of production. The experts are currently discussing these developments under the heading of “Industry 4.0”.

Festo views this transformation of production holistically from various perspectives, and is conducting research on new solutions and technologies together with partners from business and science.

Intelligent components
The trend is moving more and more towards individualised products. The small batch quantities and the large number of variants associated with this trend necessitate technologies which adapt themselves continuously to changing conditions. In the future, components in industrial systems will therefore have to be capable of adjusting to each other.

People interacting with technology
In addition to developing new technologies, it will also be necessary to clarify where people will be situated within the production process in the future, and how interaction between people and machines will take place. Within this context, Festo is intensively involved with the issue of training and equipping the upcoming generation for future production scenarios.

 


read more >>
(external link)




-------------------------------------
Would you like to add your standpoint for this topic?
Contact SCM Portal at info@scm-portal.net



--------------------------

Please find hereafter some documents of interest related to "Smart Manufacturing". To refine this search, please select or change your language of interest.


Language Filter

1 - 5 of 79
Pages (16)  [  1  2  3  4  5    >  >> ]

DOCUMENTS
 
Order management and fulfillment has long been considered one of the core competencies of supply chain—and business—success. Today, maintaining a core competency in...

Demand-Driven Manufacturing Metrics that Drive Action addresses the key elements of demand, or pull-based manufacturing: Managing constraints and synchronizing activities to improve...


More than 130 years ago, Joseph Wharton gave an endowment to the University of Pennsylvania to establish the School of Finance and Economy. The gift sparked management science as we...


This first edition of Capgemini Consulting’s “In Conversation with a Lean Leader” report interviews Rainer Frerich, Plant Director with Kellogg Manufacturing.

In order to grow profitability over the long term, businesses must adapt quickly to continuously changing market needs and efficiently manage their supply chains to optimally...



1 - 5 of 79
Pages (16)  [  1  2  3  4  5    >  >> ]



 
           Circular Economy     Industry 4.0     Blockchain 

     Internet of Things     Omni Channel 


Join us on


News & Trends
 

Last update 4 Jan 2019
PMI slips to 15-month low in December
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...


Our Slingshot to the Moon

Earlier this year JDA CEO Girish Rishi shared JDA’s innovation moonshot: the Autonomous Supply Chain™, JDA’s vision for the supply chain of the future. This vision takes advantage of JDA’s supp...


Education
 

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
Tudor Rose International increases productivity through integrated SCM platform ASSIST4

Tudor Rose International is Europe’s leading export market management company specialising in building brands around the world. In business for nearly 30 years, the innovative company mastered an ambitious IT mo...

Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals- Seizing the opportunity in global manufacturing

This white paper, developed jointly by PwC, GMIS and UNIDO, sets out the business imperative for manufacturing businesses of achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and why global manufactur...


International Agenda