IIoT has crossed the chasm, and savvy manufacturers are investing aggressively in technologies that will create a smarter, more connected plant floor to achieve greater operational visibility and enhance quality.
The malware entered the North Carolina transmission plant’s computer network via email last August, just as the criminals wanted, spreading like a virus and threatening to lock up the production line until the company paid a ransom.
AW North Carolina stood to lose $270,000 in revenue, plus wages for idled employees,
The manufacturing sector added 16,000 net new workers in July, extending the gain of 12,000 workers in June and reflecting growth in seven of the past eight months. Over that eight-month span (since November), manufacturers have averaged 12,500 new jobs per month--
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