Special Report: Industry 4.0

Rockwell Automation’s small-frame intelligent track system can be scaled and adapted for customised food and beverage products, improving throughput in multi-product applications.

For Krones, when 2700 technicians and more than 100 of its facilities around the world were brought to a standstill by a pandemic, the solution was augmented reality.

The manufacturing sector has historically survived disruption caused by recessions, supply shortages, and geopolitical turmoil by embracing innovation. Ian Ackerman writes.