Through-engineering Across the Entire Value Chain

Christi Beck-Levicki Blog

Through-engineering across the entire value chain is the third main characteristic of Industry 4.0, following Vertical Networking and Horizontal Integration. Through-engineering encompasses the idea that the focus in manufacturing shouldn’t just be on the production process, but also on the end product. Through-engineering focuses on the entire product life cycle, as an effortless process that happens during the production stages …