The manufacturing industries remain the foundation of local, regional, and global economies. Manufacturing plants operate in dynamic markets that demand upgrading with transformational technologies for maintaining profitability, competitiveness, and business sustainability. Yet most manufacturing plants currently use technologies that are no longer competitive, and industry leaders face an overwhelming array of operational challenges that require agile and enhanced transformational solutions. This book offers manufacturers effective strategies and tools for the adoption and implementation of advanced operational technologies to ensure long-term innovation, efficiency, and profitability.

  • Covers advanced automation integration in manufacturing, including digitization, AI, machine learning, IIoT, and cybersecurity
  • Describes innovation, development, and integration of control technologies for sustainable manufacturing
  • Explains how to upgrade existing manufacturing plants for the global market
  • Shows how to apply emerging technologies including asset optimization and process integration for product lifecycle improvements, plant operation and maintenance enhancement, and supply chain integration

This book serves as a strategic guide to applying advanced operational technologies for engineers, industry professionals, and management in the manufacturing sector.

chapter 1|22 pages

Smart Manufacturing

chapter 2|82 pages

Operational Technologies

chapter 3|10 pages

Transformational Technologies

Adoption and Integration in Operating Plants