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Smart Factories: Giving Form to Digital Transformation in the Manufacturing Industry

A Major Revolution in Maintenance: AI/IoT-Guided Predictive Maintenance that Prevents Downtime

As explored in this article, maintenance operations are a gateway to building smart factories. Predictive maintenance is taking off. By detecting symptoms of imminent equipment failure on production lines from slight vibration or other changes, manufacturers can take action before it's too late. This thinking can now be extended to proactive yield and quality management.

  • Smart Factory
  • DX
  • IoT
  • AI
  • Maintenance

How to break free from the dependence on intuition and unique skills in maintenance work(Part 1 of 2)

Standardization of maintenance work is one of the most important factors in improving the competitiveness and productivity of factories. We asked Kenichi Furutani, a consultant at Japan Excel-Management Consulting (JEMCO), about how to break free from dependence on intuition and unique skills for IoT-based maintenance work.

  • Smart Factory
  • IoT
  • Maintenance
  • Wireless Sensing Solution
  • Solution

The sensor-based “predictive maintenance” implementation at Murata's Fukui Manufacturing facility(Part 1 of 2)

Since the popularization of the word “IoT,” many have recognized the necessity of its implementation in various industrial fields. This interview is a discussion presenting the points to advancing the integration of IoT technology in manufacturing sites in addition to the results and background of the implementation of IoT technology at Fukui Murata Manufacturing Co.

  • Smart Factory
  • IoT
  • Maintenance
  • Solution