Hannover Messe 2017: Joining Forces for Digital Transformation

Joining Forces for Digital Transformation

With the industrial sector evolving at a break-neck speed, the role of operations and information technology is becoming increasingly important for smart manufacturing production.

In fact, digital transformation is changing the way manufacturers fundamentally operate by unlocking new opportunities that are helping them redefine manufacturing success in the short, medium and long term.

It is also helping them with the design and application of solutions across their entire value chain. The simple fact is, digital transformation is a trend manufacturers cannot afford to ignore.

From plant floor to board room, digitization means companies can connect assets, production and team members across the entire manufacturing process.

Information can be delivered to the right person or equipment in the right place, at the right time to improve production efficiency, quality and profitability.

Of course, achieving the necessary connectivity to create access to this data is easier said than done, and this is where The Connected Enterprise comes in.

Allowing for collaboration between people, plant-floor systems and enterprise applications, it provides total visibility of historical and real-time data.

Visit us at Hannover Messe 2017 April 24-28 in Hannover, Germany to find out how digital transformation with The Connected Enterprise brings Industry 4.0 to life.

At Hannover Messe we’ll be collaborating with industry leaders Microsoft and Cisco to deliver unparalleled insight into the true potential and practical application of digital transformation.

For example, digital manufacturing has transformed operations at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). Rockwell Automation and Cisco have worked with DTNA to help them realize the value of The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) by mapping out use cases that translate into immediate business value and outcomes.

They’ve built an agile company that can deliver exactly what the market demands—today and tomorrow. Along with Microsoft, we are transforming the way the oil and gas industry is doing business by harnessing The Internet of Things.

From April 24-28, we’ll be showing everything from individual components to the complete intelligent factory, as well as a range of topical trends such as integrated industry, digital production, energy efficiency and Industry 4.0.

You’ll get a complete picture of the industrial value chain under one roof and will get to see a range of innovations and the latest technology. You’ll even be able to see how Jaguar Landrover can take live data from the ‘wild’ and feed it back into the design and manufacturing process.

Working alongside the likes of Microsoft and Cisco allows us to push the boundaries of what’s possible in manufacturing. Together we can bring the full benefits of digitization to life through the convergence of IT and OT, and The Connected Enterprise.

So why not be a part of that. Come and experience the power of collaboration at Hanover Messe and discover the future, now.

For more information, visit our Hannover Messe hub.

Beth Parkinson
Posted April 14, 2017 By Beth Parkinson, Market Development Director, Connected Enterprise, Rockwell Automation
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