The power of data & technology in Industry 4.0 transformation

The power of data & technology in Industry 4.0 transformation

With the right guidance and support, actors within this industry can leverage the power of data and technology to deliver a better, more agile, and integrated manufacturing ecosystem that ultimately unlocks value for a wide range of stakeholders across society....

Industry 4.0 in Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing

Industry 4.0 in Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing

Industry 4.0, above all, is opening up new and exciting pathways for companies to level up their capabilities and performance but it is also accelerating the demise of companies that cannot successfully leverage these possibilities and adapt fast enough to the changing landscapes around them....

Embracing the possibilities of Industry 4.0 in the COVID-19 era

Embracing the possibilities of Industry 4.0 in the COVID-19 era

Clearly, the time to move, to get ahead of the curve, is now by preparing and defining your future capabilities for what is next and beyond. At SmarterChains, our three-stage approach – Prepare, Define, Execute – helps manufacturers embrace the possibilities of Industry 4.0....

A ground-breaking benchmarking study to accelerate Industry 4.0 in CPG industry

A ground-breaking benchmarking study to accelerate Industry 4.0 in CPG industry

Press Release: More than ever, there is a clear need for digital transformation and Industry 4.0 implementation to cope with unexpected disruptions....

Bad Data in Manufacturing: The Cost and the Solution
Vasilis Karamalegos / Factory of the Future

Bad Data in Manufacturing: The Cost and the Solution

“85% of industry data points go unused” and “only 20% of the actual potential asset failures are detected” Everybody knows we’re on our way towards a world where data reigns king. In manufacturing, where Industry 4.0...

Reflections on IoT Connected Products
Vasilis Karamalegos / Factory of the Future

Reflections on IoT Connected Products

If you think that the internet has changed your life, think again.  The Internet of Things is about to change it all over again!...

The 7 Deadly Sins of Modern Manufacturing
Vasilis Karamalegos / Factory of the Future

The 7 Deadly Sins of Modern Manufacturing

Many companies have committed one (or more) of what could be described as the 7 deadly sins of modern manufacturing....

Manufacturing's Next Step: From CoE To Ecosystem of Excellence
Vasilis Karamalegos / Factory of the Future

Manufacturing's Next Step: From CoE To Ecosystem of Excellence

A CoE is a business investment: A team that develops and shares best practices and orchestrates end-to-end transformation. In SmarterChains’ experience, however, it is only a stepping stone....

Robotic and Automatic Changeover: top 5 solutions
Angelos Tsoutsias / Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Technologies

Robotic and Automatic Changeover: top 5 solutions

5 companies providing faster and more efficient Robotic and Automatic Chageover to manufacturers....

MES OEE: Top 4 solutions
Nikos Lappas / Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Technologies

MES OEE: Top 4 solutions

A review of 4 leading MES OEE solutions from SepaSoft, Cantier, Guardus Solutions and Critical Manufacturing....

Forklift Sensory Systems: 5 top solutions
Angelos Tsoutsias / Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Technologies

Forklift Sensory Systems: 5 top solutions

Forklift Sensory Systems for Advanced Material Handling, a list with solutions from Linde Material Handling, Global Industrial, LeddarTech, Pepperl+Fuchs and Flexco Industries....

Robotic Grippers: 5 Top Technologies
Angelos Tsoutsias / Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Technologies

Robotic Grippers: 5 Top Technologies

5 innovative technologies for Robotic Handling via Grippers by companies like Zimmer, Robot System Products, IPR (Intelligente Peripherien für Roboter), Empire Robotics and Schmalz...

The Manager’s Guide to Financing Industry 4.0 Projects
Vasilis Karamalegos / Smart Manufacturing Leaders

The Manager’s Guide to Financing Industry 4.0 Projects

The “what” of financing determines the “how” of financing There are four digital investment types: Pure business initiatives, foundational investments, trial investments, and big bets....

Industry 4.0 Complexity and Uncertainty – Why Some Manufacturers Thrive
Vasilis Karamalegos / Smart Manufacturing Leaders

Industry 4.0 Complexity and Uncertainty – Why Some Manufacturers Thrive

Why do some manufacturing companies gain more value from Industry 4.0 than others? Because they regard the adoption of Industry 4.0 as an overall strategic business objective, rather than a big...

Factory Culture of the Future: A sensible guide to Adhocracy
Gustavo Ghory / Smart Manufacturing Leaders

Factory Culture of the Future: A sensible guide to Adhocracy

Imagine a synergistic organization, where silos are broken by common customer-centric objectives and a transparent flow of information....

A ground-breaking benchmarking study to accelerate Industry 4.0 in CPG industry
Irini Giorgali / News

A ground-breaking benchmarking study to accelerate Industry 4.0 in CPG industry

Press Release: More than ever, there is a clear need for digital transformation and Industry 4.0 implementation to cope with unexpected disruptions....

Ten Factory of the Future Dimensions – Your way to Industry 4.0 transformation
SmarterChains / News

Ten Factory of the Future Dimensions – Your way to Industry 4.0 transformation

At SmarterChains we call these areas the 10 Factory of the Future dimensions....

CPG Plant of the Future Benchmarking Study
Vasilis Karamalegos / News

CPG Plant of the Future Benchmarking Study

SmarterChains has the pleasure to announce the invitation for participation in the first-ever, in-depth CPG industry analysis in digital manufacturing technologies....

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