Deloitte launched “Smart Factory Fabric”

Deloitte launched “Smart Factory Fabric”, a pre-configured suite of cloud-based IoT applications designed to accelerate smart factory transformations for manufacturing companies. Powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT, the services will help companies improve their operational performance and reduce costs, especially in the areas of: real-time optimization of shop floor performance; visibility and analytics across a network of factory operations; and dynamic workforce management among others.

The Industry of Things World announced the Award in two categories

In celebration of its 5th anniversary, the Industry of Things World, an international knowledge exchange platform on IIoT announced the Award in two categories. Fette Compacting won the “Best Implementation of IIoT Technology on the Shop Floor” for its Virtual Reality Line Clearance Training while up2parts won the “Best IIoT Product or Service” award for revolution of digital manufacturing.

Hitachi Vantara announced the launch of Lumada Manufacturing Insights

Hitachi Vantara announced the launch of Lumada Manufacturing Insights, an IIoT solution to help improve the performance of the manufacturing industry with the help of AI, machine learning, and DataOps. The solution can be integrated with existing applications without the need of replacing expensive manufacturing equipment or applications.

Ericsson completed the 18-month, USD50 million project to upgrade its manufacturing facility in Nanjing China

Ericsson completed the 18-month, USD50 million project to upgrade its manufacturing facility in Nanjing China. The project modernizes every step of the production process, including the first modular-designed automatic assembly line for 5G radios. “Our factory in Nanjing is a great example of how our next-generation technology is changing the future of manufacturing for the better,” said Fredrik Jejdling, executive vice president and head of business area networks at Ericsson.

Industry4WRD launched last year aims at increasing productivity in the manufacturing sector per person in by 30%

In his keynote address at the International Conference on Industry 4.0: A Global Revolution Towards Business, Technology and Productivity at Segi University Monday on October 14, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad underscored his vision of driving Malaysia towards becoming the Industry 4.0 hub in South-East Asia. Malaysia’s National Policy on Industry 4.0 (Industry4WRD) launched last year aims at increasing productivity in the manufacturing sector per person in by 30%.