Industry 4.0 or connected factory or smart factory concept is being adopted by wide range of manufacturing industries to increase productivity and thus competitiveness. Be it OEE & predictive maintenance or asset tracking or inventory management, Industry 4.0 has been adding a great value by merging operation technology with information technology. The manufacturer now wants to track the usage of their product directly from consumer and improve future variants. And to achieve this the complete value chain to be connected – supplier, manufacturer, logistics, warehouse, retailer and end customer. Read More..