东台精机董事长严瑞雄 ：台湾的老板们，别把工业4.0想得太复杂 “Don’t think Industry 4.0 is always complicated”, Yen said
Mr. Yen, the Chairman of Tongtai, shared his experiences in Industry 4.0 development for 2 years in CWEF 2016. “Now the question of Industry 4.0 for Taiwanese manufacturers is how to get their foot in the door, instead of what the industry 4.0 is.”, Yen said.
The goal of intelligent factory is including labor saving. However, it’s not only to set-up robotic arm in the factory. Machine, which is another player in this game. To equip sensors in machines for getting information about electric current, voltage, and temperature, furthermore, by the technology of IoT, the manufacturers are able to get these information from production lines directly. All information will be used for improving production efficiency. It allows the customers are able to invest more resources in production strategies planning. In that time, the business model in Taiwanese manufacturing industry might be changed.
"Compared with other countries, Taiwan owns exclusive advantages and limitations. Let us learn and work together for Industry 4.0.", Yen said.