Industry 4.0: Optimize Operations & Shape Future Innovation

Bring together automation and real-time analytics through enterprise-wide connectivity. Embrace it to drive efficiency, differentiate offerings, and outperform your competition.

What is Industry 4.0?

Industry 4.0 is the application of technology to digitally transform how industrial companies operate. These technologies include the industrial IoT, automation and robotics, simulation, additive manufacturing, and analytics. Industry 4.0 is driven by a need to boost efficiency, become more agile to respond to market unpredictability, improve quality, and to enable new business models.

Industry 4.0 Explained

This wave of digital transformation is reshaping all manufacturing industries. It represents an intersection of machine automation, processes driven by real-time data, and technology-enabled workforces—brought together with enterprise-wide connectivity.

Access HBR Articles

Harvard Business Review articles on Smart, Connected Products and Industry 4.0

Acatech Report: Industrie 4.0 Maturity Index

What is your readiness level? Where do you fall within the spectrum of maturity? Download this comprehensive report from Acatech to identify the six stages of maturity, minimize risk, and maximize the benefits of smart manufacturing and a connected enterprise.

Analyst-Ranked Smart Manufacturing Platforms

Our extensive history in driving industrial innovation has positioned PTC as a leader in Industry 4.0 manufacturing solutions. From digital design and PLM, to the industrial IoT and augmented reality—PTC has the breadth of vision and proven technologies to support your smart manufacturing strategies. Recognized by industry analysts, these technologies are prized for their easy implementation, scope of features, and capacity to scale.

ABI: Platform Rankings Report