From microgrids to alternative sources of energy, to smart manufacturing systems and beyond, DigiKey is showcasing the cutting-edge solutions that are shaping the future of sustainable manufacturing.
Factory Tomorrow Season 3 explores how Panduit and Schneider Electric, in partnership with DigiKey, are leveraging new forms of technology to design a sustainable future for manufacturing.
DigiKey examines the latest innovations and best practices that are reducing waste, increasing efficiency, and promoting environmentally friendly modes of production.
S3: Episode 1
Reducing the Impact of Production
Manufacturing processes use roughly one-third of the world’s energy. In this episode, DigiKey learns how manufacturers are taking advantage of alternative energy sources, creating microgrids, and harnessing emerging technology to offset the carbon footprint of their production processes to make a more sustainable future.
S3: Episode 2
Inspiring Change on the Factory Floor
As global demand continues to increase, automation technology has rapidly advanced to keep pace. However, as a result of this mass demand, new challenges have surfaced. This episode showcases the transformation of Schneider Electric’s Lexington, Kentucky facility, which has been completely reimagined into a factory of the future. By examining this transformation, we can learn how it serves as a model for others in the industry looking to create more sustainable operations.
S3: Episode 3
Sustainable Manufacturing Techniques in Action
In this episode, DigiKey looks at real-world examples of sustainable manufacturing and automation in action. DigiKey visits the companies that are leading the way in their field and learns about the specific technologies and techniques they are using to minimize environmental impact.
Season 3 is powered by Panduit and Schneider Electric.