Setting up a digital manufacturing environment is achievable for manufacturers of all sizes. While it can be overwhelming to think about how to initially set this up, the value gained for companies in the long run far out weighs the initial set up costs. Just as major league baseball managers are using new analytical means to measure the true value of players, manufacturers are increasingly relying on data to drive their decisions. We encourage leaders to take the first step and start small as they begin using data to optimize their operations. Curious what data you can capture and what it can do for you?
Big data analytics can boost manufacturing efficiency, help executives make smarter decisions and discover new ways to drive innovation moving forward. Here is a blog post from Skoda Minotti's Manufacturing and Distribution Group on 7 Ways Big Data Can Boost Your Manufacturing Efficiency. Let us know what you think by leaving us a comment. We'd love to hear from you!
Manufacturing 4.0 in CLE is a Manufacturing Works program which is helping Greater Cleveland's small to medium sized manufacturers (SMM) utilize and adapt to new technology—which is vital to the competitiveness of our manufacturing sector and the region's economy.
Want to learn more about Manufacturing Works' technology program? Contact Tom Birkel, Vice President of Manufacturing Services at 216.920.1953.