A new report on digitalisation in Australia’s industries indicates that there is still widespread hesitation when it comes to embracing Industry 4.0 technologies due to perceptions of high costs. The Demystifying Industry 4.0: Helping SMEs lay the tracks for Australia’s digitalisation express train white paper follows in-depth interviews with over a dozen company executives and … Continue reading Report: companies need to overcome hesitation to reap Industry 4.0 benefits
Mining is making strides in the implementation of digital data-driven systems and processes. PACE talks to Endress+Hauser’s global mining and metals industry manager, Andrew Reese, about how mining is managing its move into the world of the Industrial Internet of Things. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is transforming industries across the world. The mining … Continue reading Mining and the Industrial Internet of Things
The benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are becoming well known: enhanced productivity, increased efficiency (including energy efficiency), faster decision-making, greater asset and supply chain visibility, decreased downtime. And more and more companies are looking to take the advantage by implementing advanced data-driven solutions. But not every company is in a position to … Continue reading Three challenges of IIoT implementation
Schneider Electric has announced Mauro DelleMonache as the company’s industry automation vice president for the Pacific region. DelleMonache replaces Neil Smith, who has been promoted to the role of SVP process automation in Schneider Electric’s Asia Pacific business. DelleMonache brings over 20 years’ experience working with various industries, and from small, medium to corporate enterprises … Continue reading New Schneider Electric regional industry automation vice president announced
Written by Bob Murphy, SVP, Connected Enterprises Consulting at Rockwell Automation. Digital transformation has the potential to address many of the challenges facing the manufacturing industry today. A study conducted by LNS Research on the current state of industrial transformation revealed that 28 per cent of companies embarking on industrial transformation programmes are actively reaping … Continue reading Is your digital transformation programme supporting your operations and enterprise goals?
Endress+Hauser and Europe’s largest telecommunications company, Deutsche Telekom, are working together drive industry digitisation with 5G campus networks. The aim of the cooperation is to develop joint offers in the field of measurement and automation technology for the process industry. This involves the integration of measuring instruments and accessories into the next generation of mobile … Continue reading Endress+Hauser and Deutsche Telekom partner on 5G digitisation
A lab that enables manufacturers to create virtual replicas, or “digital twins”, of physical objects and systems has been launched by CSIRO’s Data61. The Mixed Reality Lab in Melbourne houses a set-up of industrial and consumer optical cameras and sensing equipment to capture detailed information about a physical object and the space surrounding it. The … Continue reading CSIRO’s Data61 launches “digital twin” lab
A new report from the Australian Industry (Ai) Group has outlined the state of business digitalisation as more companies transition to Industry 4.0, providing a set of recommendations on how to overcome lingering challenges. The report, titled The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Australian businesses in transition, indicates that an increasing number of company business models are … Continue reading More businesses transitioning to Industry 4.0, new report finds
The global industrial communication market is set to grow from its current market of value over USD $80 billion in 2018 to USD $160 billion by 2025, a trend driven by the emergence of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), according to a new research report by Global Market Insights. According to the report, over … Continue reading New report: IIoT transforming the industrial communication market
Swinburne University of Technology and its industry and research partners have been awarded $1 million of funding through the Global Innovation Linkages Program towards a $3.5 million project focused on Industry 4.0 manufacturing of high volume lightweight composites. The project will use a world-first process for 3D printing of industrial scale composites in Swinburne’s Industry … Continue reading Swinburne gets $1 million in funding for world-first industrial-scale 3D printing process
Siemens and Bentley Systems have announced a strategic alliance agreement to drive new business value by accelerating digitalisation to advance infrastructure project delivery and asset performance in complementary business areas.