With Industry 4.0 on the rise, Riello UPS outlines the importance of UPS maintenance in smart factories.
It’s beyond dispute that the ‘Internet of Things’ is transforming our factory floors and manufacturing plants. Digital manufacturing is so common in the UK that the tech sector is growing quicker than the economy at large.
We’re leading the way in Europe for tech investment, attracting £28 billion since 2011 – more than France (£11 billion) and Germany (£9.3 billion) combined.
But all this growth relies on a clean and consistent power supply. Any disturbances, fluctuations, or even worse – the dreaded power outage – could cost factories millions in downtime.
He advises manufacturing managers and leaders of the factors they need to take into account when arranging suitable maintenance for their uninterruptible power supplies. Whether it’s clarifying emergency response times or checking on spare parts availability, arranging UPS maintenance in smart factories isn’t as simple as it might first seem.
Read Leo’s full op-ed article on pages 42-43 of the April edition of Risk UK