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Mayville Engineering Company (MEC) is a leading U.S.-based contract manufacturer that provides a broad range of prototyping and tooling, production fabrication, coating, assembly and aftermarket services, with a total of 20 facilities across seven states. MEC’s mission to create as much

Many manufacturers have faced more change in the last five years than in the previous 20. Increased complexity, competition and a changing environment is putting more pressure on manufacturers to increase agility and flexibility to meet customer demands while operating

Industry 4.0 is unleashing a variety of technology (such as the Industrial Internet of Things, the cloud, edge computing, and digital twins) that is spurring a leaner manufacturing industry. Automation is the foundation of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4). All of

Virtualization, which in recent years has taken increasingly important steps, has become the model of integration and management of systems with the most promising evolution. Virtualization also means rationalizing the use of a network, of a data storage resource, of

We’re living in a world where the things around us are becoming smarter. Thousands of internet of things (IoT) sensors on industrial equipment, embedded in city infrastructure and packaged into today’s products, are collecting data. That data helps unlock insights

Visual inspection—making sure that the parts are all present, the labels are on straight, and the packing materials are all in place—is an essential component of quality control in the manufacturing industry. By double-checking everything before products leave the factory

Industrial facilities face an avalanche of data from connected sensing, automation, and facility systems. In most modern industrial applications, this data sits idle or underutilized. The emergence of IoT devices has added to this flow of data. By 2025, there

For factories and manufacturers, the need for cybersecurity is urgent. This is due to the concerns arising from operation stoppages caused by security incidents, resulting in loss of revenue. Unlike enterprise IT, system administrators face several issues within smart factory

IIoT initiatives can be major projects involving millions in custom development and integrations, years of work, and collaboration across all levels and departments of an organization. However, the result of such an approach is often a large, bulky, difficult-to-implement IoT “initiative”