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How to Participate in Industry 4.0—Part 1: State of Readiness

In this new series, we look at Industry 4.0. Not as a marketing term, but in an actionable way so that you can begin or continue to prepare your company and participate in the many benefits. In this first article of the series, we start at the beginning and look at the state of readiness.

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About David Zwang

David Zwang travels around the globe helping companies increase their productivity, margins and market reach. He specializes in production optimization, strategic business planning, market analysis, and related services to companies in the vertical media communications market. Clients have included printers, manufacturers, retailers, publishers, premedia and US Government agencies. He can be reached at [email protected].

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By Steve Bearden on Apr 21, 2021

David,
Our company, Linemark, strives for Industry 4.0, and it requires a complete overview. It starts with receiving files and finishes with billing the customer. Currently, we can only accommodate this type of workflow for templated products. The one-off jobs take too much time to set up. We also have to use several pieces of software to translate file/job instructions. Great Article. Thank you

 

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