Industrial internet of things (IIoT) in the industry

18 December 2018

In this week’s article, ‘Industrial interne of things (IIoT) and how it will help the stainless steel industry’, written by Bob McIlvaine, president of The McIlvaine Company, talks about the use of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in the manufacturing or industrial sector. Sometimes referred to as the Industrial Internet, IIoT incorporates big data technology, sensor data, machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and automation technologies that have already existed in industrial settings for decades.

“The main philosophy behind the concept is that smart technologies are better than a human workforce at accurately and consistently capturing and communication data,” McIlvaine explains in the article. “This data can help companies discover problem areas much sooner, which saves time and money. Specifically for the manufacturing industry, IIoT hold a lot of potential for quality control, sustainability and better overall supply chain efficiency.”

To read the full article, please email Candace Allison at c.allison@kci-world.com for the PDF.