The term industry 4.0 came after a high-tech strategic project by the German government that promoted the transformation of industrial processes and operations through the use of digital technology.


Like the first and second industrial revolution, industry 4.0 has also caused major disruptions in production and operations models with the advancement of technologies that have brought about changes never seen before.


It is thanks to the use of such technologies that the models of industrial operation have constantly achieved better results and every day the industries have become intelligent.

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From the moment that industries began to have data control through sensors, digital twins, and artificial intelligence, factories began to become intelligent, ushering in a new digital era for the industrial sector.


This new era is characterized by the constant automation of processes, making lower costs, allowing the prediction of failures, or points of low performance within a given process or operation, and even better management of the labor force, that can be allocated at strategic points, achieving greater performance.


These are some of the many advantages provided by industry 4.0 and that every day has become a prerequisite for industries that want to remain competitive within the market, providing security, reliability, and flexibility to their operations.

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Although the concept of industry 4.0 is widespread within the industrial sector, it was in the year 2020 that the implementation of cutting-edge technologies became essential. Understand the impacts of the pandemic within industrial operations and how industry 4.0 and digital transformation have brought essential tools to overcome the sector’s crisis. Click and access! 




Keeping up to date and taking advantage of cutting edge technology can be the big key to the success of industries in the coming years. In an increasingly digital era, having the necessary tools to make decisions based on continuous data flows becomes a great differential for more flexible operation.


It is necessary to innovate and always stay ahead, allocate technologies in different applications and from its use find new opportunities for optimization.


In the midst of this digital race, the use of digital twin stands out, being one of the main tools responsible for accessing a continuous flow of data, promoting access to the necessary information for continuous, flexible operation and with optimized performance.

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The digital twin is one of the flagships coming from industry 4.0 and it is through its use that many industries have had access to a new digital age. Click here and access a content detailing the importance of digital twin in an industrial process.


The forecast is that in the coming years the industrial processes will be further digitized, generating new business models based on the use of data. Digital twins and artificial intelligence algorithms tend to become the main responsible for this disruption of the industrial sector, and the industries are responsible for the constant search for the digitalization of their processes and operations through industry 4.0.


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