Digitalization is set to revolutionize manufacturing industries.
Digitalization is set to revolutionize manufacturing industries.
What does digitalization mean? It is all about the use of data. How it is monitored, stored and processed across the whole industry from the creation of the pump to its installation and lifecycle of operation. Its impact is potentially profound but pump manufacturers are still coming to terms with the implications. 
 
Key players
In this article, we hear views from some of the key players in the pump industry, both individuals and manufacturers: Dr Sönke Brodersen, chairman of the VDMA Pumps + Systems Association, Gero Böhme from Wilo SE, Heiner Markhoff, president and CEO, of GE Water & Process Technologies. We also read about innovations from Siemens and also KSB who describes digitalization as the fourth industrial revolution or “Industry 4.0.” 
 
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