Reading time: approx. 15 min.Factory of the UniqueThe industry of the future is capable of more than mass production from the conveyor belt. Like craft production, it can react to trends and customer requirements at a moment’s notice, because the digitized factory is intelligent, networked and agile. Pioneers such as Porsche are already producing unique pieces in series today. This could mean that, in the future, batch size 1 production will be a benchmark for smart manufacturing – a lighthouse in an ocean of data.
CHAPTER 1 – A look into the future
CHAPTER 2 – Quest for customization
CHAPTER 3 – In practice at Porsche
CHAPTER 4 – The “pearl chain” principle
CHAPTER 5 – The fishbone principle
CHAPTER 6 – Returning to Europe
CHAPTER 7 – High speed with Adidas
CHAPTER 8 – The measurement suit
CHAPTER 9 – Where next for the smart factory?