IFS IoT and digital transformation

A Case for IoT and ERP Integration in Industrial Manufacturing

A new IFS study indicates that a lack of integration between the internet of things (IoT) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems negatively impacts the readiness of North American industrial companies in their digital transformation. A key finding revealed that only 16 percent of industrial companies use IoT data in ERP software. Companies across many…

Yole IGBT supply chain manufacturers

Watch for More Consolidation in the Power Electronics Industry

Could merger mania be headed to the power electronics industry? The acquisition of IXYS by Littelfuse may mark the start of industry consolidation in the mature insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) market, according to Yole Développement. Yole analysts believe the leading position of Infineon is forcing IGBT suppliers to bolster their technical expertise and market position…

Resilinc: Hurricane Harvey’s Supply Chain Impact May Be Worse than Expected

The impact of Hurricane Harvey on the global supply chain will be worse than expected due to the dependence on chemicals and intermediate products across a range of industries, according to supply chain experts at Resilinc, a provider of supply chain risk and resiliency solutions. Other contributing factors are an interconnected global supply chain and…