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'Digital thread' unifies discrete manufacturing

But it's tough to get started without proper planning and involvement from all parts of the supply chain

By Dave Perkon, technical editor, Control Design
Oct 1, 2015

GE Banner[http://www.controlglobal.com/articles/2015/ge-show1/] "We started our Proficy journey on the aerospace side of our business with 50 pages of documents for each of our 30,000 components," noted Mark Tudor, vice president, information technology, Eaton, in his Minds + Machines 2015 presentation today in San Francisco. Eaton was trying to solve several problems in turning to GE's Proficy software platform, number one being document management.

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