Advanced factory technologies are transforming the manufacturing industry, and organizations are seeking new innovations to build the ultimate manufacturing technology stack and enhance operations.
In this ebook, we discuss the benefits of smart factory tools and explore how future-ready technologies can help your factory thrive.
IT professionals in the manufacturing industry will benefit from exploring the state-of-the-art technologies outlined in this ebook. We’ll explore how to build the ultimate technology stack and to achieve better business outcomes.
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In recent years, manufacturing organizations have experienced sudden rises and falls in demand, supply chain disruptions, worker safety concerns and the shift to remote work. These obstacles created new pain points for the entire industry while also exacerbating existing challenges.
As a result, manufacturers are now seeking smart factory innovations that enable them to navigate these challenges, improve operations and gain the resiliency they need to weather unforeseen disruptions confidently.
Let’s look at the benefits of a solid manufacturing technology stack and how implementing these advancements in your operations can transform your factory floor.
Innovations such as Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) have impacted the global manufacturing industry significantly. And, as organizations look for new ways to become factories of the future, investing in intelligent tools is pivotal.
Smart factory tech drives digital transformation and merges outdated systems and processes — all while improving the customer experience. Key benefits of these advancements include:
Above all, smart factory technologies enable product visibility, predictive maintenance and supply chain optimization.
Modernizing your factory floor starts with adopting cutting-edge devices to bolster front-line workflows. With these intelligent tools, you'll empower modern manufacturing in an ever-changing industry and:
Improve efficiency: You'll easily automate tasks and processes, reducing the time and resources needed to produce goods — leading to increased efficiency and productivity.
Enhance quality: Monitor and control production processes in real time.
Increase scalability: Smart devices can be programmed to scale between different production tasks quickly.
Reduce costs: The automation provided by smart factory devices can reduce costs by eliminating the need for manual tasks.
Improve safety: Reduce the risk of accidents and injuries by automating tasks that may be hazardous for your staff.
Bringing modern devices into your tech stack will drive innovative business growth and sharpen your competitive edge.
Data analytics are revolutionizing all areas of the factory floor, allowing for real-time insights, process improvements, predictive maintenance and much more.
By leveraging data analytics tools in your tech stack, you’ll collect and share data more effectively, driving transformative outcomes for your operations, including:
It's easy to see why data analytics are a critical component of the smart factory — and how harnessing the power of real-time data can empower greater agility, efficiency and flexibility.
The manufacturing sector is among the most cyberattacked industries — which makes robust cybersecurity investments critical to protecting your valuable assets, boosting your resiliency and strengthening your defense against unprecedented attacks.
With state-of-the-art tools that shield sensitive information, you'll gain peace of mind thanks to benefits such as:
Insight is the technology partner to help you navigate manufacturing industry evolution. Our team of experts will help you avoid disruption and achieve business continuity, mitigate the risk of cyberthreats, integrate supply chains and embrace tools that improve automated operations.
We offer an array of partner offerings to help you achieve better business outcomes. Revolutionize your factory today with Insight.