The imperative IT/OT convergence in the industrial sector to make progress with digitization

There’s still quite a way to go in the industrial sector’s journey towards digitization. Many companies, especially the smallest ones, don’t have segregated IT (Information Technology) and OT (Operational Technology) networks, instead, all of the equipment is connected to one single network which leads directly to the Internet. In others, generally the largest ones, the workshop’s network is separated from the office’s network by means of a firewall, making it possible to control communication between the two worlds in a very granular manner.

Using artificial intelligence to improve your quoting process

Many manufacturers agree: it is extremely difficult to produce an accurate quote in a timely manner. Regardless of your industry experience, or how extensive the Excel sheet is that you use, you need to account for many variables to generate the most accurate quote.

Integrating a corporate ERP with a Lantek solution

Nowadays, the customization of products and services is the priority for any manufacturer in the metal sector. As a technological company, making software that is 100 percent adapted to the sheet metal market available to companies is a key goal for Lantek.

The Internet of Things, moving towards the full monitoring of machines

The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform companies, corporations, opening a new era of economic growth and competitiveness. In the not too distant future, the interchange of people, data and intelligent machines will have a far-reaching impact on the productivity and efficiency of the industry.

Cyber-physical devices

Predictions for technology, and in particular those related to Artificial Intelligence (AI), have been repeatedly fueled in recent years, currently due mainly to the approach and paradigm of Industry 4.0.