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Digitalisation and industry 4.0 | future of production | Smart factory | Worth knowing | What will work look like in the future? There is no clear-cut answer for this difficult question. However, it is possible to say how it might look like – that is what we do with our foresight series: In our second scenario, efficiency is everything: production is highly automated, factories are deserted. Human workers are only required for monitoring and emergency purposes – everything else is performed by machines.
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Digitalisation and industry 4.0 | future of production | trends of technology | Worth knowing | What will work look like in the future? This is a difficult question for which there is no clear-cut answer. However, it is possible to say how it might look like. In our first scenario, companies are mainly concerned with administration, while teams of specialist freelancers complete the project work via the digital cloud.
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Digitalisation and industry 4.0 | future of production | innovation | trends of technology | The market for private and semi-professional 3D printers is booming. Now, the new revolutionary processes are also conquering industrial production, under the term "Additive Manufacturing". But what is essential when printing highly sensitive components for industrial machines – instead of action figures? We asked someone who knows: Andreas Stapelmann, Head of the thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing in Mülheim, Germany.