Competitive Edge 4.0

Gingerich, Kevin
January 2016
Assembly;Jan2016, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p52
The article features the Industry 4.0 connected assembly line built at the assembly plant of engineering firm Bosch Rexroth Corp. in Homburg, Germany used to produce electrohydraulic valves for tractors. Topics covered include the features of the assembly workstations that make tasks easier for workers, the benefits of the line in helping the firm manage complexity, and the increased transparency and safety brought by the assembly line.


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