Over history, manufacturing has experienced 3 industrial revolutions. The connections through the internet has set the stage for the greatest revolution yet. Industry 4.0 involves a range of new technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds and impacting all disciplines, economies and industries. These technologies will improve lives, create new jobs, make goods cheaper and better and impact the world in ways we have yet to imagine. Technological progress is not guaranteed. It requires people to make it happen. Check out the Industry 4.0 video below to see why it’s a great time to be a manufacturer.

If you’re interested in new opportunities for your company to stay up to date and become more educated about the latest technology, here are a couple of ideas:

Manufacturing Advanced Expo
This free Expo will take place on May 10th from 12noon-5:00pm at the Ambassador Conference Center in Erie. More than 35 exhibits will showcase and demo the latest manufacturing technology innovations, including robotics, machine safety, energy saving solutions, and others. Register at www.nwpa-ntma.com/expo.

Robotics & AI Summit

A one-of-a-kind manufacturing business summit identifies the market forces driving change and the business strategies organizations need to adopt, to sustain, or regain competitiveness as digital automation revolutionizes all industry sectors of manufacturing. The Robotics & AI Summit at LiveWorx will be held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on June 18-19, 2018. The event is produced by Robotics Business Review, a market leading source for the global robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence market. If you’re interested in attending, receive a 30% discount on event passes by using code: NWIRC30.

Details and registration at: http://bit.ly/NWIRCPA