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Manufacturing and Industrial operations will change more profoundly in the next five years than they have in the past 20. They are becoming connected. While this has been the dream for decades, the technology to make it possible was historically prohibitively expensive. The “Internet of Things” and other enabling technologies are changing that. The industry is at an inflection point. Beth Parkinson, director of market development for Rockwell Automation, walks through the flow of an actual production order. Enjoy a glimpse into how the accelerated connection of Information Technology and Operations Technology today enables unprecedented collaboration across the enterprise, linking processes and facilities to suppliers and customers in new ways that result in improved enterprise, plant and supply chain performance.
The Connected Enterprise creates tremendous opportunities for manufacturers. Learn how the Studio 5000® environment combines engineering and design elements into one standard framework that helps build the smart machines that power The Connected Enterprise. Join us to walk through typical automation design workflows and share latest best practices that can improve your automation design productivity.