When made possible by automation and digital connectivity, everything flows automatically.

At EuroBLECH 2016, Lantek, the software experts, presented its Lantek Factory concept for Industry 4.0 and intelligent manufacturing.

An increasing demand for a quality Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for Industry 4.0 clearly manifests itself. The functions and properties an MES system must have are detailed in the VDI guideline 5600. But is that relevant for Industry 4.0? The Future Concept MES 4.0 casts a light on the issue.

As the economy recovers, manufacturers simply have no time to lose. By Craig Charlton, senior VP & GM, Asia Pacific, Epicor Software Asia




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