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SMX brings smart technology to you now, when the industry needs insight and ingenuity to respond to global changes. New priorities are emerging along with the need for smart technologies to drive change in the supply chain, product design and productivity. SMX is the forum to advance your manufacturing smarter and faster.

8 Disruptive Technologies Transforming Manufacturing

 

Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing

 

Automation & Robotics

 

Cybersecurity

 

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

 

Data Analytics

 

Augmented Reality (AR) & Virtual Reality (VR)

 

Industrial IoT

 

Workforce Transformation

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WEBINAR

Getting Started with Cobots... Is Now the Right Time?

Samual Bouchard, CEO, Robotiq & 
Mark Lewandowski, Robotics Innovation Director Procter & Gamble – Global Engineering

Duration: 1 hour | Complimentary Registration

Cobots (collaborative robots) are factory robots that are easier to deploy and that can coexist closer to human workers. They typically offer 6-18 months payback and can be used to automate various manual tasks, proving their value as a tool for factories in the last decade. But does it really make sense to deploy your first one during the current pandemic, considering the uncertainty and extra challenges? The goal of this presentation is to equip you with the right set of guidelines and action list, so you can make that decision for yourself.

 

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PODCASTS

smyth-susan-262x272.jpgDemystifying the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Steve Jones Ph.D, Technical Material and Process Consultant, Steelcase

IIoT expert Steve Jones describes in detail the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), as well as A.I. & Machine Learning and other promising smart technologies for manufacturing’s future. Like with many things in life, it is important to set goals first, the Steelcase executive says. Not sure where to begin with IIoT? Never fear: Jones has the answer.

 

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"Manufacturing is incredibly competitive, and if you can't compete in terms of quality and productivity, you're just not going to be able to offer products at the right price and keep up with the changing world." - Rachel Lecrone, Director of Manufacturing Systems, Cummins

SMART Event and Industry News

  • April 1, 2021

    Mobile in Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

    Mobile in manufacturing is a driving force of Industry 4.0 - now is the time to adopt this technology within your business operations.
  • March 19, 2021

    Why Blockchain will be a Gamechanger for Manufacturers

    The world as we know it has changed significantly in the last decade. As Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab, said way back in 2015, we are currently living through what could be considered as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Robotics, AI, quantum computing, fully autonomous vehicles and more are changing the way we work, the way we communicate and, importantly, the way we store and share information.
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    March 10, 2021

    10 Breakthrough Technologies 2021

    This list marks 20 years since we began compiling an annual selection of the year’s most important technologies. Some, such as mRNA vaccines, are already changing our lives, while others are still a few years off. Below, you’ll find a brief description along with a link to a feature article that probes each technology in detail. We hope you’ll enjoy and explore—taken together, we believe this list represents a glimpse into our collective future.

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