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How Chemical Companies Can Adapt to Industry 4.0

Posted on November 21st, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Industry 4.0 has been referred to as “the fourth industrial revolution.” Underpinned by the Internet of Things (IoT), this new era is all about connections: connected people and products within a company, connections among departments within a company and global connections among producers, suppliers and customers. Continue reading “How Chemical Companies Can Adapt to Industry 4.0” »

Focusing Industry 4.0 processes and practices on value creation

Posted on October 24th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

If you sometimes feel your company is missing the boat when it comes to digitalisation and the realisation of Industry 4.0 gains then you will feel positively chained to the jetty with Industry X.0.
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Chemical Manufacturing’s Three Main Challenges in Industry 4.0

Posted on April 27th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Chemical manufacturing is being transformed by Industry 4.0. Today’s chemical companies are quickly adapting to the digital world, recognizing the power of “connection” among products, production equipment and personnel. But with transformation also comes challenges. Some are specific to organizations and depend on where they currently stand regarding technology, operations and resources. Continue reading “Chemical Manufacturing’s Three Main Challenges in Industry 4.0” »

From Sour Milk to Advanced Sensing Materials

Posted on March 15th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

I’ve attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) three out of the last four years.  One of the trends that has persisted through the nearly schizophrenic shows has been the Internet of Things (IoT).  The idea is that a network of sensors communicating through the internet will open up an automated system Continue reading “From Sour Milk to Advanced Sensing Materials” »