Crisis Management with the Digital Twin

By Okay Yaramanoglu

A recent article in Fast Company, “Crisis management: why plants need remote access and agility”, describes how innovative moldmaking company iMFLUX quickly reinvented their business to fill the medical-supply shortage during the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to the advantages of a digital twin.

“Companies with digital twins have been more successful during the pandemic because they can plan and monitor work remotely,” explains Zvi Feuer, senior vice president of manufacturing engineering software at Siemens Digital Industries Software. Based on this, he expects factories themselves to change after the pandemic. “We’ll rethink what an optimal facility is, one that has enough space to grow and meet its targets, but also takes care of what truly matters—our people.”

You can read the entire article on Fast Company.

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