Unleash the power of wireless! Let’s talk about 5g in manufacturing (Episode 7 Cisco Manufacturing Leaders)
To stay competitive, manufacturing companies must implement lean and efficient operations to improve and protect operating margins. They must also drive automation improvements by leveraging technological innovation. Innovations like remote tool connectivity and mobility enable factory workforce productivity and collaboration like never before.
Relying on secure wireless in harsh environments
Factories, mines and production facilities have remained widely unconnected, limiting the productivity improvements that connected workers are capable of delivering. Enter the Cisco IW6300 next generation industrial wireless solution.
Manufacturing mobility: Data, voice, video, and location
Manufacturers use wireless to increase margins, reduce cycle times, enable lean, and improve equipment productivity. While pervasive wireless connects sensors, tools, robots, AGVs, and RFID devices, it also enables mobility....
4 Reasons We’re Optimistic About the Future of Manufacturing
Today, organizations around the US are turning their attention to the future of manufacturing. Manufacturing Day (October 6) recognizes the critical role the industry plays in the county’s economy and workforce. Across the US, manufacturing is viewed as an essential sector to economic growth: 76% of Americans say they think the country needs to make […]
Watch now: Top 5 business expansion strategies for system integrators
Earlier this month, I was involved in a webinar in partnership with CSIA and Panduit that focused on system integrators and expanding their business. The system integrator role is evolving from being project-centric into a long-term solutions partner who can help manufacturing clients in critical areas such as: Security considerations on the factory floor IT/OT […]
How System Integrators Can Harness the Digital Opportunity
Manufacturing as a culture is data driven, but the industry has been conservative when it comes to factory modernization projects. These projects provide useful data and immense value to operations.
Industrial applications: What does a successful deployment look like?
I recently took part in a plant tour with a manufacturer in the early days of modernizing its plant floor. Two decades old, this factory had always relied on manual data collection. The team hand-carried operational data back to the office to be correlated and analyzed. Then they would make improvements or address issues they […]