apr Zellcheming 06/2018
Driving the digital enterprise in the fiber industry
Digitalization changes all areas of life: The way we stay informed, the way we travel, the way we buy things – and the way we manufacture products. And it is also changing business models. The pace of innovation and the ability to disrupt are becoming key success factors in global competition. This increases the pressure on enterprises, no matter the industry, and opens up new business opportunities at the same time.
One of the most critical drivers of the industry is increasing productivity to stay competitive, and digitalization is widely accepted as a prerequisite to achieving the next level of productivity. Driving digitalization are recent advancements in technology, especially in terms of computing power, connectivity, sensors, cloud computing and data analysis. Concepts such as Industry 4.0 or the Industrial Internet of Things aim at applying these technologies to industrial production to enable demand-driven production, improve production performance and quality, and reduce ...