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Industry 4.0 in the Steel Industry: Old Wine in New Wineskins?

22/08/2018 - Industry 4.0, Production

The term Industry 4.0 is not new. Hardly a political speech with economic relevance or a research proposal in the field of production can do without this buzzword today. However, this popularity has an after-taste: for a long time, especially in the steel industry, it was impossible to make any sense of this supposed buzzword and so Industry 4.0 was quickly banished to the marketing niche.