Manufacturing

December 20, 2022

MANUFACTURING

Industrial Processes and Wireless Communications – Part III: Process Automation Monitoring

In the final segment of this three-part series, I put an advisory lens on process automation monitoring, dissecting the application flow, and a little detail on why the serving wireless medium must behave in a particular way to support it.

December 15, 2022

MANUFACTURING

Industrial Processes & Wireless Communications – Part II: Manufacturing Logistics

This blog is the second in a three part series, bringing a lens on manufacturing logistics, dissecting the application flow and a little detail on why the serving wireless medium must behave in a particular way to support it.

December 13, 2022

MANUFACTURING

Industrial Processes & Wireless Communications – Part I: Robots and AGV

The Internet is littered with articles about Industry 4.0. Adoption of digital industrial processes is facilitated when these processes run over wireless infrastructure, but the communications technology must deliver against strict application requirements for performance and reliability.

October 18, 2022

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How Does Digital Transformation Enable Sustainability?

Manufacturers can contribute to corporate and global sustainability goals by building an intelligent plant to better manage energy, waste, and materials. To accomplish this, they can employ new and better capabilities by doing these key tasks.

October 4, 2022

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How Does Hybrid Work Improve Productivity and Operational Efficiency in Manufacturing?

At Hannover Messe 2022, Cisco showcased our customer, Leng d-Or. Leng-d’Or is a Spanish multinational food company, supplying nearly 800 customers – 80% of them outside of Spain.  If you are not familiar with the name, you might have tasted its snack foods! Manufacturers and food processors experienced significant disruption because of the global pandemic. Leng-d’Or was no exception. It faced several challenges that could have interrupted its production line.

September 21, 2022

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Digital Transformation in Manufacturing is Bridging the Gap to Productivity, Security Resiliency, and Sustainability

For over a decade, manufacturing leaders and technology partners like Cisco have worked to accelerate industry 4.0 and digital transformation strategies to deliver business outcomes: operational efficiency, reduced downtime, security resiliency, environmental monitoring and sustainability.

September 13, 2022

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Visibility & Resiliency: Letting Your Factory Work For You

Manufacturing visibility and resiliency offer great promise for manufacturers to optimize business operations and, at the same time, improve customer satisfaction. The golden key to pervasive manufacturing visibility and resiliency lies in the scalable infrastructure that delivers factory data in real time. This "restructuring" of your infrastructure allows your factory to be prepared for anything that can be thrown its way.

July 21, 2022

MANUFACTURING

Reduce Your Turbulence With An Agile Supply Chain

Supported by New Supply Chain Architecture, companies can take several immediate steps to prepare for the future by re-imaging their applications, transforming their technology infrastructure to intelligent technologies, and integrating all ecosystem-based supply chains

June 23, 2022

MANUFACTURING

Want A Thriving Workforce? Consider Hybrid Work

Unless we are talking about highly automated plants, manufacturing workers will always be on-site and unable to work from remote locations. It makes sense to provide this workforce with the same digital mobility and collaboration tools that office workers have — or risk losing a greater mindshare of next generation of workers.