What Is Industry 4.0, Anyway?

If you’ve been to a trade show or read an op-ed on manufacturing in the past few years, chances are you’ve seen the terms ‘Industry 4.0’ and ‘fourth industrial revolution’. Depending on whom you ask, these connote a fundamental shift in the global manufacturing sector or empty buzzwords dreamt up by marketers and PR firms. Not surprisingly, the truth lies somewhere in between. 

Interested to learn more about the 4th industrial revolution? https://www.engineering.com/AdvancedManufacturing/ArticleID/16521/What-Is-Industry-40-Anyway.aspx 

Industrial Revolution

Time Period

Core Aspects

1.0

1760 – 1840

Mechanization

2.0

1870 – 1914

Mass Production

3.0

1960 – 20??

Computerization

4.0

Now?

 

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