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.
Manufacturing is reaching an inflection point that will transform the nature of communication from device to enterprise. Data can no longer be stranded in islands and the cloud. It must be converted into actionable information. Joe Kann of Rockwell Automation and Doug Bellin of Cisco Systems explain how the Industrial IP Advantage can help you make the most of existing and emerging networking technologies to ease integration and the flow of information....More