The Manufacturing Management Show, taking place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 22nd November will see Neil Lewin, Learning and Development Consultant at Festo Training and Consulting, deliver a keynote speech.
Showcasing its entire range of variable frequency drives, Invertek Drives will also be highlighting the company’s new Industry 4.0 technologies as it returns to SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg for the ninth time in November. The Welshpool-based company can be found on Stand 349 in Hall 4 at SPS IPC Drives 2017 which this year focuses on digital transformation.
With an advanced solution that enables manufacturing companies to take steps towards digital machining and Industry 4.0, cutting tool and tooling system supplier Sandvik Coromant has introduced connectivity capability to its series of Silent Tools tool holders. The innovation is offered as part of the company’s CoroPlus suite of connected solutions for machine shops keen to embrace the rapidly advancing trend of industry digitalisation.
The results of an Industry 4.0 study by PwC show that manufacturers intend to invest five percent of their revenue on digitisation by 2020. The most substantial part of the $907bn investment will be spent on digital hardware like sensors and Human-Machine Interface (HMI) panels - but what about the software that brings this equipment together?