Tuesday, November 03, 2020
The plant floor is on the cusp of a revolution as customers and consumers demand faster speed to market and a new product development flow that better meets the needs of a segmented population. Enter the smart factory, sometimes known as Industry 4.0, a more efficient way to operate a plant using automation, connectivity and digital technologies to create an up-to-date, modern facility
This new conference, organized by Plastics News, will explore the technologies, tools and innovations critical to building a smarter manufacturing operation that is highly efficient and better meets requirements for connectivity and speed to market, as well as looking at Industry 4.0 processes that are cutting-edge and critical to success.
Topics will include automation, connected systems, data generation and collection, additive manufacturing, process efficiencies, RFID and bar coding and Internet-related tools and services. Sessions will also look into new workforce requirements, privacy issues and brand owner expectations.