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Smart Manufacturing Terms You Need to Know!
Smart Manufacturing Terms You Need to Know!
Smart Manufacturing Terms You Need to Know!
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Smart Manufacturing Terms You Need to Know!

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Whether you are new to manufacturing, a student, or a seasoned professional, this reference, the SMART MANUFACTURING TERMS YOU NEED TO KNOW!, will give you the confidence to understand the terminology of the new production paradigm.


This guide introduces you to the many new terms and technologies of Smart Manufacturing, from additive manufacturing to RAMI 4.0, to XaaS, and more than 100 other terms and concepts that power the Smart Manufacturing operations.


Smart Manufacturing, sometimes referred to as "Industry 4.0", enables manufacturers to create make-to-order and service-related businesses models by harnessing the power of information. Technologies originating from other industries are being adopted by manufacturers at a record pace and it's challenging to keep up and understand them all.


Join the exciting world of Industry 4.0 today and use this reference to navigate through its complexity.

Release dateMay 16, 2021
Smart Manufacturing Terms You Need to Know!

Mike Nager

Mike Nager has an electronics engineering degree and more than twenty years of experience working for leading German and American manufacturers of industrial automation and connection device technologies. He’s consulted with hundreds of manufacturers and utilities to design more efficient, environmentally friendly, responsive plants and factories. He was named a 2020 Top 10 IIoT Influencer by Onalytica and has published dozens of trade publications. Among his many projects, he has installed sensors inside the massive machine tools used in making automotive engines, tested industrial radio technology deep underground in the New York subways, and wore a cleanroom suit to work with clients onsite in both the pharmaceutical and semiconductor industries. Mike was the keynote speaker in 2018 at the Nevada Economic Development Conference and in 2019 at the Réseau Innovation 4.0 Network in Quebec. He has presented at numerous conferences hosted by organizations and conferences,  including the following: IoT Emerge Conference Connecting Electronics Industries Association International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering International Institute of Electrical Engineers Information and Communications Technology Conference Material Handling Industry Association International Society of Automation Association of Career and Technical Education Mike is a volunteer with the IEEE Mini-Engineering Academy that provides high school students opportunities to work with engineers on hands-on projects in many areas. He is an advisory board member to several educational institutions, including the Monmouth County Vocational School District and the Metropolitan Education District. He lives at the Jersey Shore with his fantastic wife, two daughters, and one ugly rescue dog.

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