THE NINE PILLARS OF THE ACTUAL INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION – INDUSTRY 4.0
The paper presents a new concept of manufacturing, introduced by stakeholders from Germany, aiming to strengthen the competitiveness of the manufacturing industry. The idea is to interconnect machines, people and computers in order to ensure flexibility and permit achieving tailored products in mass production lines. It bases on nine pillars, which are presented at the end of the paper, together with examples from local industries.
Keywords: Industry 4.0, industrial revolution, production system, technology, interconnection
Cuvinte cheie: Industrie 4.0, revoluţie industrială, sistem de producţie, tehnologie, interconectare