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.
John Nesi, Rockwell Automation Vice President of Market Development, explains how The Connected Enterprise is a facilitator for smart manufacturing initiatives, driving higher levels of productivity and competitiveness....More
Information is power. Helping customers harness it to bring our Connected Enterprise vision to life has been a priority for decades. Guided by our industrial expertise, accelerated by advances in enabling technologies – including the Internet of Things, data analytics, remote monitoring and mobility – and complemented by government & industry initiatives, including the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, Industrie 4.0 and Smart Factories, The Connected Enterprise puts that power to work for you....More