More than 70 million people are joining the middle class every year, increasing demand on manufacturing resources and infrastructure. Meeting this demand means being more productive, sustainable and flexible.
Fortunately, the convergence of new technologies including mobile devices, the cloud, and big data, can help securely connect plant information with enterprise systems. With the right network infrastructure and the ability to integrate information across IT and control systems, industrial enterprises can coordinate operations and communications – facilitating a demand-driven supply chain.
By bridging the gap between systems, Rockwell Automation is helping connect industrial enterprises to improve operations.
Watch John Brandt of MPI and John Nesi of Rockwell Automation present the findings of the MPI Internet of Things (IoT) study, which evaluates the readiness of U.S. manufacturers to incorporate smart devices and embedded intelligence within their plants....More