INDUSTRY 4.0 - TECHNICAL-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVE FOR THE METALLURGICAL PRODUCTION

1 SANIUK Sebastian
Co-authors:
2 SANIUK Anna
Institutions:
1 University of Zielona Góra, Faculty of Economics and Management, Zielona Góra, Poland, EU, s.saniuk@wez.uz.zgora.pl
2 University of Zielona Góra, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Zielona Góra, Poland, EU, a.saniuk@iizp.uz.zgora.pl
Conference:
26th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, Hotel Voronez I, Brno, Czech Republic, EU, May 24th - 26th 2017
Proceedings:
Proceedings 26th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials
Pages:
2288-2292
ISBN:
978-80-87294-79-6
ISSN:
2694-9296
Published:
9th January 2018
Proceedings of the conference were published in Web of Science and Scopus.
Metrics:
67 views / 27 downloads
Abstract

The globalization process which manifested primarily by the growing share of developing countries in the world's manufacturing industry, forces Western European economies to take steps to improve the competitiveness of local metallurgical production. The ongoing process of relocating companies across Europe is threatening to deepen the decline of industrialization. Fears of Europe's marginalization in world production have prompted German experts to develop a new Industry 4.0 program that will help regain the status of a leader in the industrialization of highly developed countries. As part of the proposed concept, which is to underpin the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a close integration of physical facilities with the information network is planned. The emergence of sophisticated corporate networks, combined smart resources communicating over the Internet. This means that today's businesses face the next challenge of building and collaborating on cyber-physical systems.The paper attempts to identify key problems related to the functioning of enterprises within the metal logistics network (steel production, distribution, metalworking, etc.), especially in the face of the challenges of the fourth industrial revolution.

Keywords: Industry 4.0, metallurgical production, technical-economic development

© This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Scroll to Top