BrandPost: Digital Retooling Helps Manufacturers Ramp Up 2021 Production

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It was called the biggest factory shutdown since World War II. When lockdowns imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the manufacturing industry bore the brunt of it. Because production depends on physical processes, the challenge of enabling remote monitoring and control to keep workers safe was particularly acute.The problems were compounded by sudden shifts in product demand. For example, homebound consumers turned to bicycles and baking bread, as opposed to buying cars and vacations requiring air travel.To read this article in full, please click here

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It was called the biggest factory shutdown since World War II. When lockdowns imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the manufacturing industry bore the brunt of it. Because production depends on physical processes, the challenge of enabling remote monitoring and control to keep workers safe was particularly acute.

The problems were compounded by sudden shifts in product demand. For example, homebound consumers turned to bicycles and baking bread, as opposed to buying cars and vacations requiring air travel.

To read this article in full, please click here

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