Benefits of Industry 4.0
Industry 4.0 is the new era of manufacturing, combining technology, robotics, artificial intelligence, and automation to create an efficient and effective manufacturing process. Investing in new technologies—where digital solutions transform your physical operations—means keeping the benefits for the organization at the forefront of your strategy. When it comes to Industry 4.0 digital transformation in your factory, your business can achieve increased productivity and efficiency, higher quality and output, and improved safety across your lines, assemblies, plants, and factories.
Enhanced machine monitoring through industrial connectivity means less unplanned downtime for unforeseen incidents, increasing your overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). Increased machine efficiency for increase capacity utilization can mean faster changeovers, all helping to speed up new product introductions. Removing the traditional silos that run manufacturing plants with Industry 4.0 technologies can help improve collaboration and knowledge sharing for increased agility and flexibility in your workforce. Even operational cost reductions are within reach—especially when systems integration and data management solutions lead to less production line downtime, increased quality, and, as a result, less resource, materials, and product waste.
Learn how PTC customers are already achieving these benefits of Industry 4.0 transformations:
increase in operator productivity
increase in OEE
reduction in downtime
decrease in changeover time
reduction in scrap and rework costs