The Connected Factory Concept

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Digitally Connecting the Automotive Supply Chain

The business processes of today’s enterprises have limitations in terms of network visibility and unification. This leads to the creation of isolated business systems that restrict efficiency—resulting in fragmented supply chains. The need for effective network collaboration is further emphasized by disruptions such as pandemics, geopolitics, trade conflicts, and environmental concerns.

This whitepaper explores the transformative potential of the Connected Factory, the supply chain challenges faced by the automotive industry, and the importance of collaboration and standards in achieving full digital integration.