What is Industry 4.0?
We hear that term often in the manufacturing industry, but what does it actually mean? And what does it mean for the future of machinists in the industry?
Forbes magazine calls it the fourth industrial revolution, which will take what was started in the third with the adoption of computers and automation and enhance it with smart and autonomous systems fueled by data and machine learning.
The introduction of autonomous systems and machine learning is not to replace machinists but to enhance their abilities. Industry 4.0 is a force multiplier. Not only a tool to help lift productivity but offers the opportunity to invent or reinvent your offerings and strengthen your competitive position says. – Manufacturer’s Monthly
Automation isn’t taking someone’s job away; it’s repurposing valuable time spent on menial tasks like refilling coolant.
FlexxCool’s automated coolant delivery system keeps your machinists on their machines making parts and/or repurposes maintenance staff’s time to more valuable tasks at hand.
Read here for more information on how FlexxCool has helped shops like yours save valuable labor hours and increase their productivity.