Digitalization is one of the most important topics in modern industry.
A key buzzword in this context is IoT (Internet of Things).
The term was coined by Mark Weiser in 1991 and describes the link between physical and virtual objects.
The communication of the individual objects with each other via a central network is essential in this concept.
The aim is to structure production processes and make them more efficient.
Possible problems are to be detected at an early stage in order to ideally take automated countermeasures.
This glossary of plastic industry is provided by PLEXPERT Canada Inc.