Industry 4.0 is just around the corner and more and more industries are going to have to start utilizing automation or you will be left in the dust. Automation is still somewhat expensive to this day, but it is more of a long term investment. PLC technology will drastically change as well due to more automation in the factory. Not only will PLCs be controlling the machines, but they will also have a part of automation.
- We are now currently going for Industry 4.0 which is reshaping the whole industry.
- Automation is the main reason why we are reaching Industry 4.0
- PLCs will become much more important the more we use automation and AI
“By doing so, machine builders can discover new information-based products and identify opportunities to build smarter factories capable of automatically taking corrective or optimizing actions.”