IoT kickstarted the 4.0 Industrial Revolution, a new wave of technological changes in which manufacturing production will become more connected until everything is interconnected. IoT allows you to anticipate buyer needs, connect different production stages and obtain information in real-time. The Internet of Things is the key to efficiency optimization and making the manufacturing sector more competitive.
Companies can offer higher-quality products and retain customers by using new technologies in manufacturing. In addition, manufacturing’s main trends are the reduction of errors and the creation of more efficient and flexible factories.
Quality must be a priority to decrease errors, returns, and customer complaints. To do this, it is important to invest in automatic control points to improve production and achieve efficiency optimization. This will allow you to find faults and then evaluate them. This will increase the quality of the product as well as the trust of users in the brand.
Digitalization is the process of adaptation of manufacturing operations with the use of computers and the Internet. In recent years, the number of devices with integrated sensors has increased exponentially and this trend is unlikely to change.
Sensors are becoming more expensive and better quality, making it possible to use the oldest equipment in IoT. This is due to the low cost of connectivity, the cloud, and the power of big data.
Efficiency Optimization Is One of the Benefits of Digitally Enabled Manufacturing
- You will be able to make decisions and provide information immediately to avoid interruptions in production.
- Predictive maintenance helps you to detect and anticipate quality issues, as well as prevent serious equipment incidents.
- Maximize asset performance & uptime.
- Information about production metrics can help you reduce or eliminate certain types of waste.
- You can adapt more quickly to the market’s demands.
- Increase visibility, efficiency optimization, and process control.
- Recognize inefficiencies and reduce production costs. With SPC, our web-based Statistical Process Control module, you can track operations by product, product line, or batch. You can detect and prevent errors in manufacturing processes and find solutions to manufacturing issues.
It’s obvious that IoT will be an integral part of manufacturing organizations. It is not only important to choose the right technology, but it is also pivotal to think about how to integrate IoT technology into the manufacturing environment, as well as deployment costs, tag costs, and security.
4i Platform can help your organization optimize productivity and efficiency by automating processes like data collection, processing, and analysis, so you can make informed data-driven decisions. Drop us a line and let’s talk about your needs.