SatisFactory at WMF2017 – Towards a Digital Market and Connected Manufacturing Ecosystems
In the 5th World Manufacturing Forum held in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico from November 7th to 9th 2017, at the Industrial Heritage Site “Horno 3 – Parque Fundidora”, SatisFactory project had a very active participation with a presentation by Prof. Dimitris Kiritsis about “Transforming Traditional Industrial Environments using Cutting-edge Technologies” during the session “Technology Trends for the Factories of the Future”. In addition, within the dedicated SatisFactory booth at the WMF2017 Expo, more than 450 participants were able to be informed about the achievements of the project on contributing to make new digital technologies, such as smart sensors and augmented reality, more appealing to workers, as their workplace transforms itself into a more digital one. The presence of SatisFactory project was very well received, as it helped to convey and promote the message on the importance of equipping the workforce of today and the near-future with digital skills that enable them to achieve new levels of productivity, boosted by the innovative use of the so called Industry 4.0 technologies at their daily jobs.
For more information on the event, please visit www.worldmanufacturingforum.org.