Uncovering Smart Manufacturing – ep. 1

By Blake Snodgrass

Manufacturers face challenges such as unstable supply chains and labor shortages. On top of that, they must keep up with the complexities brought on by an increased need for customized products. One successful solution to cope with these challenges and maintain competitiveness is the adoption of smart manufacturing.

I’m your host, Conor Peick, and I’m joined by Dale Tutt, Vice President of Industry Strategy at Siemens Digital Industries Software. Also joining us is Rahul Garg, Vice President of Industrial Machinery and SMB Industries at Siemens Digital Industries Software. He’ll help us understand the problems that smart manufacturing is solving in the industry.

In this episode, you will learn about digitalization’s impact on the manufacturing industry. Also, find out the impact of smart manufacturing on the product’s quality and production cost. Additionally, you’ll learn about the benefits of using the digital twin on the factory floor. 

What You’ll Learn in this episode:

  • The significant challenges in the industrial machinery manufacturing industry today (01:38)
  • How manufacturers are leveraging digitalization to improve processes (06:01)
  • The impact of digitalization on automation (09:39)
  • The meaning of closed-loop quality (12:47)
  • What the process of building smart machines involves (16:48)
Rahul Garg

Rahul Garg

Vice President of Industrial Machinery and SMB Program at Siemens Digital Industries Software

Dale Tutt

Dale Tutt

Vice President Industry Strategy at Siemens Digital Industries Software

Conor Peick

Conor Peick

Marketing Communications Writer, Siemens Digital Industries Software

Xcelerator, the comprehensive and integrated portfolio of software and services from Siemens Digital Industries Software, helps companies of all sizes create and leverage a comprehensive digital twin that provides organizations with new insights, opportunities and levels of automation to drive innovation.

For more information on Siemens Digital Industries Software products and services, visit siemens.com/software or follow us on LinkedInTwitterFacebook and Instagram. Siemens Digital Industries Software – where today meets tomorrow.

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This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at https://blogs.sw.siemens.com/podcasts/digital-transformation/uncovering-smart-manufacturing-ep-1/