Looking for Predictive Maintenance Software? First, read this…

Predictive maintenance (PdM) is probably the business use case most responsible for drawing manufacturers to Industry 4.0 adoption. Preventive maintenance for…


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Asset Performance Management in Food & Beverage Manufacturing

The cost of maintenance is a common pain point amongst food and beverage manufacturers, and for manufacturers in the process industries at large. Partial…


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Root Cause Analysis in the Age of Industry 4.0

What is Root Cause Analysis in manufacturing? On the production floor, Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is the process of identifying factors that cause defects or…


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The Digital Twin: Powerful Use Cases for Industry 4.0

Technologies today like the Internet of things, machine learning and other forms of industrial AI are converging and being leveraged to change how we collect…


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Predictive Maintenance Tools & Use Cases – Part II

With the core elements (covered in Part I of this article series) in place, the predictive maintenance system can be deployed with the industrial IoT platform…


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5 Ways Industrial AI is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

There’s no doubt that the manufacturing sector is leading the way in the application of AI technology. From significant cuts in unplanned downtime to…


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Predictive Maintenance Tools & Use Cases – Part I

Predictive maintenance is used to prevent unplanned downtime by leveraging advanced data capturing and analysis techniques. The many benefits that arise from…


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Condition Monitoring – The Foundation of Industrial IoT

What is Condition Monitoring (CM)? Condition Monitoring forms the foundation of what has become known as Industry 4.0. In its basic form, the term is fairly…


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Artificial Intelligence – The Driving Force of Industry 4.0

A lot of the hype surrounding artificial intelligence in manufacturing is focused on industrial automation, but this is just one aspect of the smart factory…


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How Machine Learning Slashes Quality Control Costs in Manufacturing

Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) continue to capture media attention and business investments. IDC estimates machine learning and AI…


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Why Overall Line Efficiency is a Necessary Metric for Industry 4.0

Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE) is a widely accepted and utilized manufacturing evaluation method, but Industry 4.0 is raising the standards of production,…


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Quality 4.0 – Better Processes & Better Performance for Better Products

One would think that the acceleration of technological growth would automatically result in improvements in manufacturing quality, but it seems that the…


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