The manufacturing sector is currently saturated with Industry 4.0 (aka the Industrial Internet of Things or IIoT) hype and jargon. This is no surprise given the evidence showing that the connectivity of systems and exploitation of data can add significant value to modern manufacturing processes and supply chains.
TriMet Consulting launched its consultancy service for the growing number of manufacturers who want on-demand, expert-level CNC programming, CMM programming and other 3D data-driven services for industrial design-to-inspection applications.
IAG, parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia and Vueling, will adopt Ideagen’s cloud-based safety and reporting software product, Coruson, to implement a safety and risk management system across the group.
As manufacturers charge ahead in 2017, there is a renewed sense of optimism and excitement as they gear up for growth, investing in equipment, new manufacturing technologies such as 3D printing, and software to support digital transformation and new collaborative, connected factory floor competencies.