EPIC - Centre of Excellence in Production Informatics and Control

By EPIC Team | The mission of the EPIC Centre of Excellence – as a leading-edge knowledge centre of cyber-physical production systems – is to accelerate innovation, realize industrial solutions, train new generations of highly qualified professionals and support the development of a sustainable and competitive European manufacturing ecosystem.

A CEO guide for avoiding the ten traps that derail digital transformations

Transforming your business has risks. Successful leaders know how to spot them and avoid them.<p><b>Business leaders are in a high-stakes game.</b> Many have …

Can We Trust Robots? Futurists Share Provocative Insights

How can we coexist and work with robots in the future? Should robots be employed at all? If so, which jobs should go to robots? What can robots tell us about ourselves and how we value human life?<p>These are just some of the questions that were explored by noted futurists <b>Kai Goerlich</b>, Chief Futurist, …

Robots

Model Based Manufacturing Technologies Market: Industry Analysis and Detailed Profiles of top Industry Players

There is a tectonic shift in the global manufacturing vertical, which is rapidly transforming the existing production lines as well as adding more …

Google's artificial intelligence built an AI that outperforms any made by humans

An AI That Can Build AI<p>In May 2017, researchers at Google Brain announced the creation of AutoML, an artificial intelligence (AI) that’s capable of …

Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence Market to Undertake Strapping Growth During 2016-2026

Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence is a software that is used for bringing an organization’s manufacturing related data together from multiple …

Should manufacturing sector workers fear or welcome new information technology? - Fintech makes the world go around

When technologies known as disruptive are introduced to any industry one thing is usually certain: humans will be replaced.<p>Workers quite rightly …

Robots will definitely take our jobs but they might give us better lives in exchange

There’s a lot of experts talking about AI, most of which want you to know robots will destroy nearly a billion jobs in the next twenty years (give or take a decade). But it’s not all bad, some actually predict the integration of machines into the workforce will <i>create</i> jobs. Let’s focus on those.<p>A …

Perspectives: What Is On The Horizon For Industry 4.0

As technology advances and global markets evolve, industrial manufacturing is undergoing massive change. Factory machinery is getting more versatile, more efficient. Robots can move on their own. They can see and hear. They can learn and adapt, in roles assisting human workers or replacing them. …

Manufacturing

Let’s get serious about leading the fourth industrial revolution

The abolition of stamp duty for most first-time buyers dominated the headlines after last week’s Budget.<p>But an equally important national priority …

The Innovation Approach to Growth: How Cloud-based Software Boosts Manufacturers’ Success

Jump-start your thinking about how cloud-based ERP and analytics can accelerate your rapid growth.

Innovation

SME manufacturers look to people power and existing machinery to boost productivity

<b>SME manufacturers are looking for productivity gains from their workforce and existing equipment ahead of investment in automation, according to the</b> …

America Makes Puts Out New Additive Manufacturing Research Project Call

Ohio-based America Makes, which this summer celebrated five years of being the national accelerator for additive manufacturing in the US, is managed …

The Factory Of The Future Needs People

The leaders of Kibar Holding know that acquiring technology is easy, but employee engagement, like love, is something that can’t be bought.<p>“Our goal is to be the Industry 4.0 leader in Turkey” says Ufuk Özdemir, Group HR Director at this large Turkish conglomerate dealing in steel and aluminum, and …

Manufacturing

Smart industry tool launched to harness potential of Industry 4.0

SINGAPORE: An index that serves as a diagnostic tool to help companies harness the potential of Industry 4.0 was launched on Monday (Nov 13) by the …

Manufacturing

Smarter and faster – why manufacturers must embrace the IoT

Manufacturers must act now or risk falling further and further behind the IoT revolution and allowing their competitors to overtake them as the …

Additive manufacturing and sustainability: The environmental implications of 3-D printing

Journal highlights insights into environmental, energy, and health impacts<p>For many in the general public and the engineering community alike, the …

Singapore Robo Expo Highlights Trends in Automated Manufacturing

Automated manufacturing has been with us for a very long time. Richard Arkwright invented the first fully autonomous manufacturing machine way back …

30 Under 30 Manufacturing 2018: Meet The Best Young Makers And Industrial Innovators

Who says American manufacturing is dead? The young innovators on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in Manufacturing and Industry are finding plenty of opportunities to design useful new products, make factories more efficient and create better materials.<p>Many of them are just trying to solve everyday …

Manufacturing

How Mercedes Is Preparing For The 4th Industrial Revolution: Big Data, Machine Learning And Drones

In an era of great uncertainty and disruption for automotive manufacturers, Mercedes and its parent company Daimler are jumping in full throttle as leaders of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Not only are they designing new vehicles, but their services, influence in the transportation industry and …

Industrial Revolution

What is a 'connected plant'? Honeywell's Jason Urso explains its ubiquitous industrial appeal

Underpinned by the Industrial Internet of Things, the concept is changing industrial and manufacturing processes in the digital age.<p>In step with our …

Strategies For Staying Connected To Your Production Operations

Quality and on-time delivery are the top factors that drive success in the eyes of manufacturing customers, according to a recent survey of 125 North …

A look at 'Manufacturing 5.0'

Small to midsize manufacturers have to figure out their own path forward when it comes to embracing the next generation of technology.<p>That's the word …

No, Automation Isn’t Taking all the Manufacturing Jobs

You hear this a lot in the news, automation is taking all the jobs away from the hard working manufacturing employees. Soon there will be nothing …

Manufacturing

A new era of automation comes with Industry 4.0

The manufacturing industry is already one of the most automated of all of the economy, however as the era of Industry 4.0 kicks off, a new wave of …

Industrial Analytics Market – Components Envy of Software’s Leading Growth in Foreseeable Future

<b>Global Industrial Analytics Market: Major Insights</b><p>Market players are envisioned to find favorable prospects birthing from the rising requirement of …

Manufacturers need to step up smart tech investments

Technologies such as the internet of things (IoT), machine learning and big data will boost UK manufacturers, according to 43% of companies in the …

ANSYS Acquires 3DSIM to Offer The Only Complete Additive Manufacturing Simulation Workflow in the Industry

[Image: CMU Engineering]<p>By all accounts, the most rapidly growing and disruptive segment in the engineering market has got to be additive …

Industry 4.0 Leaders’ Educational Requirements--A New Focus on Leadership*

Industry 4.0 refers to the fourth industrial revolution. It calls for a dynamic transformation of how all aspects of business and production are done. A new wave of global technology will change global production. Internationalization, in all aspects of business and industry, will be the norm. …

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