5 Ways to Begin the Path to Digital Manufacturing


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Under various names, the drive to digital manufacturing seems to be unstoppable. It’s on the mind of many shops, and those shops that have made the move tout its benefits.

Like much technology, there are degrees of how much digital manufacturing a business can absorb at a given time. This article looks at five things to consider as shop management thinks about moving into digital manufacturing.

To successfully implement, the concept needs to be enterprise-wide with the shop floor and front office on the same page with the same goals. Moreover, the ability to compensate for legacy levels of technology needs to be considered.

Creating bridges between the digital data-driven world and the physical world that generates the data is key to implementing a digital manufacturing system and reaping the benefits data analysis can bring to efficiency. Read “5 Steps to Digital Manufacturing” to discover five ways to get started.