IIoT is Powering the Future of Marine Engine Technology

With Chris Drees, President of Mercury Marine

Self-docking boats, electric outboard motors, IoT-enabled boater safety wearables...this is the future of marine technology, and it's all being developed at Mercury Marine.

In this episode, we're talking with Chris Drees, President of Mercury Marine. The organization is leading the world in marine engine technology, not just on the product design side, but also in their innovative manufacturing processes.

Learn about how the internet of things (IoT) and advanced manufacturing are disrupting the marine industry as we discuss:

  • Advancements in electric outboard engines
  • Hardware & wearables that enhance boater safety and engine data analytics
  • How to use data at every step of the manufacturing process
  • The role of renewable energy in manufacturing of the future
  • The benefit of being vertically integrated
  • Soft skills engineers need to work in an Industry 4.0 environment

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