Industry 4.0 pp 217-230 | Cite as

Smart Factories

  • Alasdair Gilchrist


If we look at how Industry 4.0 will work in theory, we can see that everything from the supply chain, business models, and processes are there to provide the Smart Factory. Similarly, all the external interfaces from supply chain partners, smart grids, and even social media conceptually have the smart factory at the hub—it is the sun around which other processes orbit.


Supply Chain Production Line Smart Grid Enterprise Resource Planning System Manufacture Execution System 
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© Alasdair Gilchrist 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alasdair Gilchrist
    • 1
  1. 1.BangkenThailand

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