Foxconn, Rockwell Partner on IIoT Plan

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 @ 04:08 PM gHale


Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd., also known as Foxconn, and Rockwell Automation are collaborating to implement Connected Enterprise and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) concepts for smart manufacturing in Foxconn’s new U.S. facilities.

The companies will also collaborate to develop and apply Smart Manufacturing solutions at Foxconn’s global electronics assembly operations and within the related industry ecosystem.

Technologies and extensive domain expertise of both companies will combine to deliver a state-of-the-art manufacturing system with unparalleled levels of operational efficiency.

“I am confident that together we will increase operational efficiencies in electronics manufacturing to new levels, achieving the vision of Smart Manufacturing and Made in China 2025,” said Terry Guo, Foxconn chairman and chief executive.

The companies will also work together on workforce development and training. Specifically, as Foxconn increases its employee base in the United States, it has committed to participate in the previously announced program developed by Rockwell Automation and ManpowerGroup to upskill military veterans and create a pool of certified talent for in-demand advanced manufacturing roles across the United States.



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