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Industry 4.0 pp 195-215 | Cite as

Introducing Industry 4.0

  • Alasdair Gilchrist
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Abstract

Industry 4.0’s provenance lies in the powerhouse of German manufacturing. However the conceptual idea has since been widely adopted by other industrial nations within the European Union, and further afield in China, India, and other Asian countries. The name Industry 4.0 refers to the forth industrial revolution, with the first three coming about through mechanization, electricity, and IT.

Keywords

Supply Chain Production Line Business Process Augmented Reality Additive Manufacturing 
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© Alasdair Gilchrist 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alasdair Gilchrist
    • 1
  1. 1.BangkenThailand

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