From production slumps to industrial espionage

The manufacturing sector must be better prepared for cyber attacks, says Mirko Brandner, of Arxan Technologies.

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Paessler’s PRTG makes Industry 4.0 a reality for coil form manufacturer Weisser

In Germany, Industry 4.0 – or the fourth industrial revolution – is one of the hot topics of the day. By connecting the virtual and the physical it promises to open up a whole new world of possibilities for manufacturers to do things better, faster and more efficiently.

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Smart manufacturing? All about an intelligent connected supply chain

As it stands, factories are dumb – or at least far less intelligent than current technology could actually make them. The current industrial production is inflexible and too expensive and a root cause is supply chain invisibility.

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Digital technology hits the Shop Floor in the 4th Industrial Revolution

“You have to go back to the dotcom boom to match the hype surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) today.” So says Aidan Quilligan, global managing director at Accenture Industrial Software Solutions (AISS), presenting the Cambridge Wireless (CW) Prestigious Lecture, on The 4th Industrial Revolution – when Digital Technology meets the Shop Floor.

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Highly integrated micro PLC aims to enable ‘Factory of the Future’

Munich, Germany. February 10, 2015 – Industry 4.0 is creating new opportunities in the equipment market, as manufacturers transition from traditional programmable logic controllers (PLCs) to Micro PLCs and Embedded PLCs. 

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