Interview with Dow's Billy Bardin on "Industry 4.0" and Future Technology

1/6   in the series 2017 Spring Interview Series

What is "Industry 4.0" and how will it affect the chemical industry's future? Dow's Billy Bardin sat down with Karen Fletcher, CEO of the RAPID Manufacturing Institute, to discuss the themes of his keynote address at the 2017 AIChE Spring Meeting. 

There is a lot of buzz around the term industry 4.0, but often the conversation surrounding the term focuses on the internet of things (IoT). Billy discusses how the concept of industry 4.0 goes well beyond IoT, encompassing IoT along with a broad portfolio of new technologies. He also discusses how the Dow Chemical Company is looking to the future and embracing industry 4.0.