Tag: Industry 4.0

Kai-Otto Landwehr of Siemens Financial Services explains why digital manufacturing will change the game of German industry

When it comes to manufacturing, few phrases conjure up more ideas of reliability, precision and efficiency than ‘Made in Germany’. In a new article, ‘Digital manufacturing: Taking Germany to a whole new level’, Kai-Otto Landwehr, CEO of Siemens Finance & Leasing GmbH, explains that digital manufacturing – as part of the wider application of data …

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Unicredit’s Sebastian Hölker discusses supply chain finance advances in Treasury & Risk

As new technologies and abundant liquidity bring about a shift in market dynamics, supply chain financing is evolving – and many corporates are opening their eyes to a more holistic view of this valuable discipline, writes Sebastian Hölker, head of structuring and implementation of SCF products at UniCredit, in Treasury & Risk. Recent developments, for …

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SFS’s Roland Chalons-Browne asks why SMEs are lagging behind on digital manufacturing on LinkedIn Pulse

SMEs are an important and typically innovative part of the world economy, writes Roland Chalons-Browne, CEO of Siemens Financial Services on LinkedIn Pulse. So why are they lagging behind when it comes to the adoption of digital manufacturing technology? In short, it’s because they are being held back by a need for greater flexibility to …

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UniCredit’s Sebastian Hölker writes in TXF about the revolutionary potential of new trade finance technology

Inspired by the success of “Industry 4.0”, innovators in other sectors are examining how advances in complex data analysis and connective technology can translate to their own activities. In the field of trade finance, the implications are beginning to become clear – with staggering potential for collaboration, writes Sebastian Hölker, head of structuring and implementation …

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SFS’ Roland Chalons-Browne discusses successful approaches to smart manufacturing on LinkedIn Pulse

Smart technology holds much promise for manufacturers – not only facilitating new and innovative products, but also generating considerable internal efficiencies and cost reductions, writes Roland Chalons-Browne on LinkedIn Pulse. This potential has seen the US and Germany, two of the world’s foremost manufacturing powerhouses, take very different approaches to implementing smart processes. In the US, …

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