Intelligent cross-linked and an increasing automation of the production as well as an IT based communication actually is changing the traditional industries in a radical way. Herewith strategic partnerships, co-operations and Joint Ventures are part of the necessary condition to build the so called “smart factory”.
Die productive industries are active and successful in progress to reinvent oneself. After difficult years at the beginning of the millennium and after worldwide finance crisis now the economy is booming again. Here the term “Industry 4.0” is not only referring to the so called “Web 2.0”, but stands for a new period of economical prosperity, especially in Germany. Firstly formulated 2011 at the Hannover Industry Fair the term Industry 4.0 got a program of the German Union of science1.
The company generation Industry 4.0 guarantees the complete individualization of its products as well as the cross-linkage of customers and employees via all communication and information channels at the same time realizing a flexible mass production. The most important target of the Industry 4.0 is to preserve the competitive ability for the traditional industry countries through that integrative technology level.
The customer, the business partner, the supplier, the contractee – they all will exert more and more influence to the typical company processes. For that and at the latest as of today the concern group and also the mid-sized or even the small company should deal with the upcoming frame conditions of the economy. It is really more than only investments in new hard- and software.
Industry companies and so called industrial service-companies will build strategic partnerships or strategic co-operations. A number of companies will also merge.
RPPC Pro Consult is strategy-partner of the Industry 4.0
To realize a smart factory of the industry 4.0, know-how and competences of various sides should ally, i.e. industry and software enterprises. This will create specific partnerships. The same is with the parts of the value-added chain respectively the participants of adjoining markets and branches which were separate up to now. As experienced specialists for Strategic Partnerships and co-operations we intensively have discussed the industry 4.0 topic for being able to offer right concepts and recommendations, i.e. for strategic sharing, co-operations, acquisition or Joint Venture.
RPPC develops, brokers and supports Alliances of the Industry 4.0 !
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We support the complex topic with exactly for company tailored solutions (i.e. size, content, process organization etc.). Furthermore we are your professional competence partner with the industry 4.0 for your business strategy, but also for the necessary company brokerage.
Our support is based on the continuous adaption of the strategy know-how for company development and for strategic partnership. For your industry 4.0 project we’d like to stay at your side.
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1 – Since 2006 the Union of Science is an established workgroup (28 exalted persons from science and economy) of the German “Stifterverband für die deutsche Wissenschaft e.V.” (organization of founders) – Main focus is the development of sustainable Hightech-Strategies. Die Vision Industry 4.0 was developed in 2011 by the so called „Promoter-Group Communication“. The preliminary report is available since April 2013.
2 - Industrial Revolution:
1) Mechanization through water and steam power
2) Mass production through the use of electricity and first period of automation
3) Digitization through the use of electronic and information technology, 2. Period of automation
4) Informatization of production, distribution and communication
3 - As “Cyber-physical system” is called the combination of informatical software-components and mechanical resp. electronic parts. Such a combination communicates via all available data infrastructures, i.e. the internet (comp. Wikipedia).
4 - As „Internet of things“ is called a number of small and intelligent devices, which communicate on-line and which replaces more and more the functions of classical PCs. In addition they support the user at general or specific activities (comp. Wikipedia).