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gies like the Internet of Things will put the manufacturing
industry to the test. Merkur is gearing up for the latest
technological evolution with plans in place to double their
volume by 2020.
“This will be a very big wave, bigger than what we have
seen,” Dufour said. “Everybody will have to adapt the com-
pany to integrate those technologies to their manufactur-
ing strategy. If not, the chance to survive will be very low.
“The biggest point will be that every piece of equipment,
every robot, every tool will need to be connected to the
web and be able to interact with other equipment inside
your plant. The mobile approach to managing the plant will
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