SMTA International Conference Proceedings

Synergy between Smart Manufacturing & the Secure Supply Chain

Author: Michael Ford
Company: Aegis Software
Date Published: 10/14/2018   Conference: SMTA International

Abstract: The adoption of Smart Factory technologies, such as Industrial IoT, have significant potential to resolve critical issues being faced today within the supply-chain, including material shortages and the ingress of counterfeit materials. In this paper, we explore, not only the potential improvement and benefits from the connection of Smart manufacturing and the blockchain driven supply-chain, but also how it is likely to become essential for survival in the industry going forward.

Key Words: 

MRP, ERP, Counterfeit, Traceability, Smart Factory, Lean Materials

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