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Smart Manufacturing – Another Buzzword?


What is “smart manufacturing”? The phrase began taking hold last year, but what does it really mean? Essentially it’s the combination of information, technology and human ingenuity needed to revolutionize the application of manufacturing intelligence in every aspect of the business.

Beyond just having a great Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and applying lean manufacturing practices, smart manufacturing is a comprehensive method of revitalizing U.S. manufacturing.

Curious? For a full description of smart manufacturing and its uses, check out this post from the Totally Integrated Automation website.