Tag Archive for Internet of Things

IIoT is a Journey, Not a Destination

The Internet of Things (IoT) is not a fad. Research provider BI Intelligence predicts the number of IoT devices connected to the Internet will more than triple by 2020, from 10 billion to 34 billion. Networking computers, devices and machines to collect and share data is transforming many industries, including manufacturing where it can help lower operating costs, decrease machine downtime and increase overall productivity. To realize the full benefits, however, manufacturers must view the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) like Lean Manufacturing – a long term initiative that creates an avenue for continual improvement and innovation.

AXOOM is paving the way to the Internet of Things for machine manufacturers

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The Industry 4.0 provider AXOOM is covering an ever wider spectrum, with new offers especially for machine manufacturers. At the Euroblech 2016, the eponymous business platform opened the new AXOOM IoT business area, simultaneously presenting further solutions for manufacturing companies.

EuroBLECH 2016 presents digitisation in sheet metal working on record exhibition space

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EuroBLECH 2016, the 24th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition, has opened its doors at the Hanover Exhibition Centre in Germany. Until Saturday, the 29th October 2016, a total of 1,503 exhibitors from 41 countries will present the latest technologies along the entire sheet metal processing chain. For the first time since 2008, this year’s EuroBLECH has reached and even slightly surpassed its record floor size of some 88,000 square metres net.

Why The Strategy Of Small Means Big Things To Come

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In many ways, the 20th century was the century of big things. Big buildings. Big rocket ships. Big ideas. Big plans. It was the century in which mass production became commonplace, mass agriculture fed the world, and mass movements reshaped society. To do great things, you had to do big things.