Automation and data connectivity for the future of water treatment
What is the fourth industrial revolution?
Manufacturing is embarking on the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) This will mean greater integration of physical production with digital technologies increasing levels of productivity.
There are 3 main areas:
- IOT internet of things
- Big data
- Security and infrastructure
Businesses are now obtaining more detailed data and using it to make better decisions. This is because it provides greater insights into what is really going on, such as the ways in which a product is being used or how production processes are performing. Issues or problems can be acted upon quickly, maximising equipment efficiencies, minimising downtime and gaining new data-driven insights to help drive growth strategies and respond to customer demands.
This revolution is not just about new technology but how the technology is joined up in order to work better, with the result that businesses can be more productive and efficient thanks to greater insights and information.
What does this mean for the water industry?
Water 4.0 is a term increasingly used to describe the next generation of water systems with an emphasis on improving the environmental impact of global water resources and waste water treatment.
As global demand for water continues to increase, industrial processes and agriculture need to embrace technology and data connectivity to preserve natural reserves, optimise resources and boost efficiency.
How does Prodose work towards industry 4.0?
We offer our clients the chance to collate, collect, and audit key data for disinfection and chemical dosing. The technology we provide also enables automation and remote monitoring of key parameters within water systems. All of these advantages can be implemented into a greater Industry 4.0 strategy.
Our advice is completely impartial because we don’t have contracts or partnerships with any specific equipment vendors. If you would like to assess your existing disinfection system or process and see what improvements might be possible, we are the experts you need to talk to.
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