Industry 4.0. Big data. The Internet of Things (IoT). What does it all mean, and how will it affect the daily operation of manufacturers?
Production management has always relied on data; whether at OEMs, in contract manufacturing, or at job shops, there’s always a need to review the information on production. From analyzing the piece part consistency across a batch run to taking CMM measurements and comparing part dimensions to the drawing or CAD file, with subsequent adjustme