Industry 4.0 & IIoT

Cama Group, a global manufacturer of automated secondary packaging machines, is adopting Industry 4.0 technologies to transform not only customers’ processes, but its own.

Industry 4.0 is not just about monitoring, connectivity, and data gathering within a single work environment. Service and support, as well, can benefit from IIoT technology – and Krones is one supplier taking advantage of what it has to offer.

SMC is to host a dynamic technology show at its Auckland offices to showcase the company’s latest automation technologies. The event is to be a platform for education and engagement around SMC’s technologies.

As the digitisation of manufacturing advances apace, forward thinking suppliers are developing solutions to help manufacturers optimise the digital supply chain. PKN asked APPMA member Markem-Imaje's national sales manager Matt Deeran about the company’s new portfolio of smart products.

APPMA member SMC has installed a new Industry 4.0 solution for a New Zealand-based packaging manufacturer.

The Open IIoT group has exhibited a complete Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) demonstration unit at CeBIT in Sydney, and wrapped up its series of Demonstration Days for the year in Brisbane.

Nord Drivesystems will bring new Bluetooth-based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology to Australia.

Open IIoT will bring a complete Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) demonstration unit to CeBIT in Sydney later this month.

Open IIoT, an open-source knowledge group to educate customers on Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has hosted a demonstration day to discuss how companies can practically implement Industry 4.0.

SMC will exhibit its new wireless fieldbus system for industrial robots on stand D16 at FoodTech 2019.

Universal Robots has become the sixth company to sign on to the Open IIoT panel, joining forces with Balluff, Beckhoff Automation, SMC Corporation, Nord Drivesystems and ZI-Argus.

Supply chain companies are missing out on the full benefits of mobility solutions, according to a new survey.

Markem-Imaje has unveiled a range of "packaging intelligence" products to ease manufacturers through the supply chain digitalisation process.

Rockwell Automation has launched its new FactoryTalk Analytics LogixAI module, an artificial intelligence module that it says will detect production anomalies and alert workers.

Tetra Pak is unveiling a “factory of the future” at Hannover Messe 2019, which it says will bring humans and AI together.

Packagers are reconsidering their use of Industry 4.0 technology due to Industrial Internet of Things-enabled machines using the IIoT to slack off at work.