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Three Building Blocks Of Digital Manufacturing
Effectively implemented, digital manufacturing impacts everything from product design to aftermarket service. It can improve data accumulation and access to it, providing powerful manufacturing benefits
Fremont, CA: Digital manufacturing involves the use of technology in the manufacturing process. This refers to having the right data at the right time at the right place. It links departments and processes to positively impact the product lifecycle. Effectively implemented, digital manufacturing impacts everything from product design to aftermarket service. It can improve data accumulation and access to it, providing powerful manufacturing benefits.
The desire for greater efficiency and profits has always been a driving force in the move toward digital manufacturing. However, in today's market, customer expectations are becoming increasingly important. Digital manufacturing allows for much more efficient meeting of customer demands. Higher quality prototypes can be produced more quickly, and overall production is improved. Digital manufacturing enables real-time inventory control, resulting in lower overhead. Changes can be made almost "on the fly," providing greater flexibility and responsiveness than ever before.
Three Building Blocks of Digital Manufacturing
Product Lifecycle Management: Everything from design and engineering to manufacturing and product servicing is affected by digital manufacturing. Data is collected at each stage, including every change and revision and the impact of these changes on the product lifecycle.
The Smart Factory: digital manufacturing connects operators to intelligent machines, sensors, and tools while collecting and sharing data from operations technology with IT systems. This enables a more accurate analysis of overall production data, which improves the performance of your intelligent machines.
Value Chain: Digital manufacturing improves value chain management by reducing resource and inventory requirements while producing better products. In addition, of course, this should result in increased customer satisfaction, which is just one of the advantages.
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