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Implementing Industry 4.0 and Sustainable Manufacturing: Leading to Smart Factory

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Industry 4.0 and Advanced Manufacturing

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Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial revolution is rapidly increasing and is extremely relevant to practice due to multiple reasons. It is an important part of the manufacturing engineering field and the next wave of technology to drive efficacy across operations. Inability to implement Industry 4.0 would cause organizations to lag, as their functions will not be technologically advanced enough to compete with other organizations. Firstly, this paper will talk about the way how means of production get into a network and communicate, enabling new ways of manufacturing, value creation, and real-time optimization. The ambition of this upgradation would be to portrait live data into a graphical form for a stronger and more comprehensive data analysis. The target of this data would be to increase production and subsequently assist in proactive and preventive maintenance.

Energy efficiency and flexibility are two concepts that are becoming more important than automation. Due to the high prices of energy, sustainability has become an important concern for companies. This paper also discusses a solution that is used to conserve energy by optimizing welding parameters, subsequently leading to reduced cycle time and energy conservation for better manufacturing efficiency, resulting in a 5% increase in production and energy being saved in one year be equivalent to 15 units of electricity for optimization of one part.

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Gupta, A., Randhawa, P. (2023). Implementing Industry 4.0 and Sustainable Manufacturing: Leading to Smart Factory. In: Chakrabarti, A., Suwas, S., Arora, M. (eds) Industry 4.0 and Advanced Manufacturing. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore.

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