Electrification, Supply Chain and Industry 4.0

With Peter Anderson, VP of Manufacturing and Supply Chain at Cummins

Cummins is a global giant in power generation. Their focus on R&D has produced some of the world's most innovative solutions in industries like automotive, rail, marine, mining, construction and agriculture.

To design and create the most high-tech products, Cummins has embraced Industry 4.0 in its manufacturing and supply chain operations, deploying technologies like collaborative robots, 3D printing and next-gen additive manufacturing, augmented and virtual reality, and advanced data analytics.

In this episode, we're talking about all these technologies with Peter Anderson, the Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain at Cummins. Peter's insights will help you better understand the rapid pace of innovation taking place in manufacturing today, and what our workforce and students need to know for Industry 4.0-era careers.

Some of the key topics we discuss include:

  • Electrification and the future of sustainable engine power
  • The power of telematics and data in transportation
  • Cutting-edge additive manufacturing technologies being used by Cummins today
  • Why collaborative robots actually create more and better jobs
  • What's changing in supply chain degrees - and why we're on the right path
  • How to use data to optimize the supply chain

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