Industrie 4.0

Digital supply chain concept
In the age of Industry and Logistics 4.0 supply chain management is becoming 'smart'. However, the digital, connected and smart supply chain is far from a fact yet, as is supply chain visibility and collaboration. The biggest challenges to Digital Supply Network adoption: the lack of information visibility, which in-turn...
Manufacturing execution systems concept
Manufacturing execution systems (MES) traditionally link ERP (and other business systems) and data flow control and monitoring on the plant floor (operational plant-control systems). How manufacturing execution systems have been and are evolving in the context of smart manufacturing, industrial transformation and end-to-end manufacturing operations management. Manufacturing execution systems are...
On March 1 2018, UK-based listed industrial design and management software leader AVEVA Group announced the completion of its merger with the industrial software business of Schneider Electric which was announced in 2017 after two previous attempts had failed. The combination of AVEVA and Schneider Electric’s industrial software business brings...