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Industry 4.0: 5 trends for the coming years

Nuvolino Team nBC

Without a doubt, technology has become an indispensable tool in the organizations, especially those that play in the context of industry 4.0 such as factories and manufacturing plants. With the technology, the companies increase their operational capacity, speed up production time, minimize costs, and provide better care to their clients.

What is important for many organizations is to know what is coming in terms of advances and improvements in the industry 4.0 in order to implement it in their business processes. In this way, will be able to adapt and to know what is the way to go in order to be more productive and competitive. Here, we present the most important trends that are coming for the industry 4.0 in the coming years.

  1. Internet of Things (loT)

Although the incidence of the technology of Industry 4.0 has been reflected in the use of Internet of Things (loT) as an essential resource, in the recent times, its implementation has been placed in evidence by virtue of their adaptability and their potential for innovation.

The internet of things for industry 4.0 comes in the form of scan industrial and systems cyber physical. For example, the networks of IoT to allow the managers of the supply chain to know things like where they are, their products, what providers are and how many there are in stock, allowing them to adapt in real time to events and contingencies, and thus have a greater competitive advantage. 

In the case of the agricultural industry, as many of the businesses depend on the weather and natural forces, any tool that helps to reduce the risk and vulnerability is a welcome addition. Forbes magazine he points out that the agricultural sector modern is increasingly adopting solutions of IoT and that “there are currently thousands of sensors deployed to improve the sustainability of the water, the image, the production and the ease in agriculture”.

  1. Artificial intelligence (AI)

Artificial intelligence and automation are responsible for generating more effective responses to the demands of new products. Today what we see with processes that guide the operation of the machines and that are in constant evolution, a fact that encourages the creation of new projects at much lower costs and with improvements in the levels of production.

This trend is reflected in automation technologies that use machine learning and artificial intelligence to identify data and information analysis, which are solutions that are very useful for the business sector. Ahead, the experts believe that there is still enough space for this technology continue to grow.

  1. Sustainable enterprises 

For many years the world talks about the urgency of closing the gaps in social, economic and existing, as well as to address environmental challenges. For this reason, one of the requirements that are most relevant to the present, part of the society is evident in the demand of the production and responsible consumption on the part of companies. For the next few years it is expected a significant boost in this direction for companies of all sizes, with the goal of putting sustainability as the path to follow.

  1. Greater connection between workers and processes

The technology industry has pushed employees to performance never before seen in the business world. According to the experience gained throughout 2020, with the pandemic, the trend is heading to the workers that are able to be productive doing homework from their homes through telework.

  1. 3D printing

The companies using the technology 3D printing of prototypes. These allow designers to test and troubleshoot faults before they are released to the market. This is a trend that without a doubt will increase by between various companies.

This technique also enables the creation of items per order, rather than produce them and keep them stored in the shelves, which promotes a reduction of costs and the products unemployed in the inventory.

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