For 2G and 3G the writing is on the wall

With the inexorable growth of 5G and later 6G mobile networks the UK Government has announced the closure of 2G and 3G networks. This is to encourage the smooth transition to faster, more advanced 5G, and public ambition for Open RAN rollout as part of the Telecoms Supply Chain Diversification Strategy. A Radio Access Network […]

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Your first three steps to factory digital transformation

By most accounts, many factory digital transformation efforts have yet to achieve their anticipated benefits. Of the companies promoting the benefits of Industry 4.0, few have the experience as Schneider Electric. Their Smart Factory programme started in-house by putting theory into practice and delivered tangible productivity benefits. As a result, their Batam “lighthouse factory” in […]

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Moving from food producer to a smart food factory pays dividends

Food producers often operate without industrial networks connecting machines and systems across the factory floor. However, as demand increases, so does the need to improve productivity. For companies considering a move to becoming a smart food factory, network connectivity across a production site is the first step. Food producers currently span the full automation spectrum. […]

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Smart approaches to manufacturing digitalisation

John Browett of the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) Europe, addresses the challenges companies face on the road to manufacturing digitalisation. Different approaches will suit different businesses and choosing the right one is critical to achieving a company’s full potential. Two main aspects of the project need addressing if a company is to benefit fully from […]

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