The factory of the future is already present
Industry 4.0, or the intelligent factory, or the totally automated factory. Many ways to define a new concept that is changing the very idea of a factory and the ways of production. Industry 4.0 is in fact the fourth industrial revolution: the first being in the 18th century with the birth of the steam powered machinery and the mechanization of production; the second came a century later with the invention of electricity, of combustion engines and of new energy sources; the third in the 1970s with the arrival of computers and the digital era. The fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0, is in the midst of its foundation and it is still difficult to establish a precise “date of birth”. One thing certain is that for Laem System customers it already exists: Industry 4.0 is present.