Francisco Almada-Lobo

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Industrial Networking May 25, 2017

Six benefits of Industrie 4.0 for businesses

Industrie 4.0 can provide manufacturers many benefits such as improved efficiency, lower costs, higher revenues, and increased innovation.

By Francisco Almada-Lobo
The shop floor marketplace is becoming a reality with Industrie 4.0 as companies are required to make products quickly and cost-effectively as well as unique products that are tailored to a specific user. Courtesy: MESA International
Industrial Networking April 26, 2017

Shop floor marketplace emerges with Industrie 4.0

The shop floor marketplace is becoming a reality with Industrie 4.0 as companies are required to make products quickly and cost-effectively as well as unique products that are tailored to a specific user.

By Francisco Almada-Lobo
Edge and Cloud Computing June 24, 2015

Define, integrate, implement MES with controls, ERP

Modern manufacturing execution systems (MES) can deliver the flexibility to enable manufacturers to define the solutions that meet their strategic needs. MES is what you make it: Define the MES functions needed, use standards, consider modularity, and integrate controls with MES and MES with enterprise resource planning (ERP), as needed.

By Francisco Almada-Lobo
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