SMEW 2024


How ERP can assist with improving modern manufacturing by utilising Industry 4.0 and IIoT technologies

05 Jun 2024
IIoT and Connectivity Theatre

To address the challenges manufacturers face in modernizing production environments, the technologies you should consider are those related to Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). These technologies enable the capture and utilization of real-time data to enhance decision-making processes on the shop floor and improve quality.

Technologies to Consider:

  • Smart Sensors: For real-time data capture on machine performance and environmental conditions.
  • Cloud Computing: To store and process large amounts of data efficiently.
  • Data Analytics Platforms: For analyzing data to drive insights and actions.
  • Automation and Robotics: To improve efficiency and consistency in production.
  • Cyber-Physical Systems: For creating a connected production environment.

Embracing the Technology:

  • Ease of Adoption: Many solutions are designed to be user-friendly and can be integrated with existing systems.
  • Training: Investing in training for staff to understand and utilize these technologies effectively.
  • Partnerships: Working with technology providers like Epicor for expert insights and support.

Business Benefits:

  • Improved Efficiency: Optimizing production processes and reducing downtime.
  • Better Quality: Enhanced monitoring and control can lead to higher quality outputs.
  • Data-Driven Decisions: Real-time data allows for more informed and timely decision-making.

Attending the session will provide you with deeper insights into how Industry 4.0 and IIoT technologies can be leveraged to transform your shop floor and drive business benefits. It’s a valuable opportunity to learn from experts in the field and understand the practical steps for implementation.

Shawn Cartwright, Solution Engineer - Epicor
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