Getting Smarter

October 31, 2018

If titles were being considered for the plastics industry in 2018, it is fair to categorize it as the year of “smart everything”. In fact, it has seen a fair bit of transformation this year both in technology and capabilities but also the mindset or direction of plastics processing in general. From many of the […]

Industry 4.0: The IoT Revolution

April 11, 2018

Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) are synonyms for connected devices that allow the owner to gain more efficiency and productivity from their equipment. The ability to control light switches in a home with a voice command, t-shirts that recognize your heart rate while exercising, utilizing smart technology in your refrigerator to know […]

5 Things to Consider When Investing in IoT / Industry 4.0 Services and Infrastructure

February 14, 2018

As the industry continues to discuss the ever growing value/opportunity or potential impact of the Industry 4.0 (IoT) segment of manufacturing (now valued at well over $5 Trillion), little attention is being brought up regarding the basic considerations surrounding entrance into a data rich and connected future. We are in the beginning of fourth industrial […]