Entries by Kiyan Klocker

How to Utilize IoT and Industrial Automation to Generate More Revenue

How to Utilize IoT and Industrial Automation to Generate More Revenue IoT and industrial automation can work together to help you improve operational efficiency. They can assist you in creating the most efficient factory possible. Some manufacturers view IIoT systems or manufacturing analytics systems as expensive and unnecessary. Some think that these systems are only […]

How Planned Downtime in Manufacturing is Killing Your Profits

Planned Downtime in Manufacturing Kills Efficiency The truth is, planned downtime in manufacturing could be hurting your bottom line just as much as unplanned downtime in manufacturing. One thing is for sure, downtime in manufacturing is a serious problem that constantly needs to be addressed. A large number of manufacturers are dealing with this on […]

Why You Need to Prioritize Manufacturing Intelligence

Why You Need to Prioritize Manufacturing Intelligence Manufacturing Intelligence can be what makes or breaks the future of your company. Industry 4.0 is bringing a digital revolution to the manufacturing sector. IIoT and digital transformation are some common terms you might hear often that headline this revolution. Manufacturers today need to be proactive and buy […]

The Real Cost of Unplanned Downtime in Manufacturing

The Real Cost of Unplanned Downtime in Manufacturing The cost of unplanned downtime in manufacturing adds up quickly and gets expensive fast. It’s no secret that unplanned downtime in manufacturing is a leading cause of lost revenue. Downtime affects your bottom line in many more ways than just the cost of fixing a machine or […]

Continuous Improvement is More than just Solving Problems

What is Continuous Improvement for Manufacturers? Continuous improvement as a philosophy is exactly what it sounds like. It is actively improving your manufacturing process, on a regular basis. This is an ongoing effort that never stops, there is never an end to the improvements that you can make. You don’t want to become stagnant, or […]

IoT and Smart Manufacturing: Why you Can’t Ignore it

IoT and Smart Manufacturing: Why you Can’t Ignore it IoT and Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, manufacturing analytics, digital transformation. These are frequently talked about terms in the manufacturing industry. For some people, it’s just talk, some ignore it, and some are adapting and changing their current way of doing business. You want to fall into […]

Big Data in Manufacturing: How to find the Value

What is Big Data in Manufacturing? Let’s start off by defining and explaining what big data in manufacturing is- Big Data in manufacturing is exactly what the name sounds like. It is large amounts of data that can be structured or unstructured. This data can go into millions or even billions of rows. Big data […]

Internet of Things in Industry 4.0: How They Tie Together

Internet of Things in Industry 4.0: How they Tie Together The Internet of things in Industry 4.0. You have likely heard these words said around the industry at least a few times. The internet of things and industry 4.0 are both very valuable pieces to manufacturers’ success today and in the future. These phrases are […]

Smart Factory: What is it? What is the Value?

Smart Factory: What is it? What is the Value? What is a Smart Factory? In simple terms, a Smart Factory is about 1) eliminating paper and collecting data digitally in the factory, and 2) providing that data and information to everyone at all levels of the factory so they can operate the business on that […]