Blockchain has massive value in supply chains, and supply chains are the cornerstone of every manufacturing business. As such, increasing supply chain efficiency via the implementation of this technology will mean manufacturers can improve their material ordering process...
In its recent 'Exponential technologies in manufacturing' study, Deloitte observes that organisations from every industry now face mounting pressure to transform and make the shift from product-centric business models to capture other sources of value
As consumers and participants in the supply chain demand greater transparency, blockchain has the potential to transform how information about a food product flows from farm to fork to ensure quality and safety by adding greater visibility and efficiency to the process.
3D digital manufacturing inherits several privacy and security-related challenges with multiple stake holders. Blockchain technology can be used for enabling data governance, data provenance, data auditability and data validation in 3D printing.
Kata Karath for CoinTelegraph: 3D-TOKEN, a project of the Italian Politronica Srl startup wants to integrate it with Blockchain technology to create a 'one of a kind glocal decentralized Just-In-Time Factory 4.0 matching the digital revolution of the 21st century.
Rittal Blue e+ cooling units are currently the most efficient of their kind on the market. Besides being 75 percent more energy-efficient than previous cooling solutions on average, the units also excel in terms of connectivity, safety and handling. What's more, their IoT interface enables Blue e+ units to link to customer-owned monitoring, energy management and/or superordinate systems via OPC-UA, Profinet, SNMP, Modbus TCP and CANopen, enabling predictive maintenance, data analytics and more.