When growing demand called for a new production facility farther east, the signature bread company deployed a common infrastructure and advanced software to ease data sharing between machines, lines and facilities.
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.
Rockwell Automation understands the challenges of making the technology changes that capture the connected opportunities because – as a global manufacturer dealing with the same challenges as their customers...More
Learn how IO-Link-enabled sensors efficiently deliver data and what role this technology plays within The Connected Enterprise. Kevin Zomchek, Rockwell Automation, reviews Allen-Bradley® sensor product families that support IO-Link communication and explains the value of an IO-Link-enabled machine....More
Industry leaders discuss how companies can take advantage of the Industrial Internet of Things. Panelists include Art Clausen, chief financial officer, Mullins Food Products; Jim Wetzel, technical director, General Mills and chairman of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition; Lance Whitacre, vice president and chief information officer, Andersen Corporation; and Keith Nosbusch, chairman and CEO, Rockwell Automation....More