Industry 4.0 Explained

Industry 4.0 refers to the digital transformation that has been occurring across manufacturing industries. It represents an intersection of machine automation, processes driven by real-time data, and technology-enabled workforces—brought together with enterprise-wide connectivity.

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Harvard Business Review articles on Smart, Connected Products and Industry 4.0

Acatech Report: Industry 4.0 Maturity Index

What is your readiness level? Where do you fall within the spectrum of maturity? Download this comprehensive report from Acatech to identify the six stages of maturity, minimize risk, and maximize the benefits of smart manufacturing and a connected enterprise.

Analyst-Ranked Industry 4.0 Platforms

Our extensive history in driving industrial innovation has positioned PTC as a leader in Industry 4.0 manufacturing solutions. From digital design and PLM, to the industrial IoT and augmented reality—PTC has the breadth of vision and proven technologies to support your smart manufacturing strategies. Recognized by industry analysts, these technologies are prized for their easy implementation, scope of features, and capacity to scale.

ABI: Platform Rankings Report

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