DIGITAL MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER SERIES
OVERVIEW OF DIGITAL MANUFACTURING:
AMT is creating a series of papers to provide practical information to members, and to the industry at large, addressing the technologies that are important to the implementation of Digital Manufacturing solutions. This series of papers include this overview document – Digital Manufacturing: Data-Enabled Decision Making, as well as supplemental documents each providing a deeper dive into some of the key technologies and use case documents exhibiting how these technologies have impacted individual manufacturing operations.
This information will be useful to business managers, manufacturing professionals, and project managers in small to medium sized discrete parts manufacturing operations. In these documents, we explore Digital Manufacturing from the viewpoint of the manufacturing shop floor and the technologies utilized when deploying systems for the collection, management, and analysis of manufacturing information.
This paper is the first in the series and provides an overview on Digital Manufacturing.