The Manufacturing Advanced Expo scheduled for May 10th in Erie will not only feature over 30 exhibitors, but education sessions as well. Balluff, Inc. will present Introduction to Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0 & Why You Should Care!

Internet of Things (IoT), Connected Enterprise, Smart Industry… even with all the talk, implementation in manufacturing has been slow to evolve. Why do we need IoT in the factory? what will investing in Industry 4.0 even do for manufacturers? How can we possibly pay for the huge investment required for plant-wide Industrial IoT¬†implementations? Where do I even start? This presentation will break down the basics of smart manufacturing, present real-world examples of IoT in industrial equipment and discuss simple decisions you can make today to start enabling your factory for flexible manufacturing and efficient production.

The Expo will take place on May 10th, 12-5pm at the Ambassador Conference Center in Erie, PA, showcasing the latest advancements in automation technology, robotics, manufacturing, and how they affect and compliment the skilled workforce in northwest Pennsylvania. Vendors will demonstrate the latest manufacturing technology for a smarter and more productive shop floor. A variety of educational sessions will highlight advanced technology and applications.


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