TR Cutler Predicts 2018 as Year of IIoT

This year was a banner year for IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) according to manufacturing journalist TR Cutler. There was a major boost in the number of connected devices, a trend which is only expected to grow in 2018. In fact, Gartner forecasted the total number of consumer and business connected devices to grow by 11.9 billion by 2018 with vertical-specific business devices rising from 1.64 billion in 2017 to 3.17 billion in 2020. By using IIoT to digitize all of their most important assets and processes, manufacturers are hoping to grow their business, increase operational efficiency, and deliver exceptional experiences to customers. 

More devices mean more data, so this is a good strategy. The inevitable influx of data that manufacturers are starting to have access to can open big doors for the industry. The range of new tech solutions on the plant floor, along with the wealth of data from connected devices, sensors and real-time analytics, bring a heightened level of connectivity and efficiency to manufacturing. Digitization and working to incorporate IIoT will allow manufacturers to drive efficiency. 

About TR Cutler, Inc. 

TR Cutler, Inc. was founded seventeen years ago by Thomas R. Cutler. Cutler is the President and CEO of Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based, TR Cutler, Inc., (, the largest manufacturing communication firm worldwide with four dozen industry experts and thought leaders on staff. Cutler maintains extraordinary relationships with clients, journalists, editors, economists, trendsetters, and key business leaders worldwide and has become a key resource for those writing about the manufacturing sector. Cutler founded the Manufacturing Media Consortium in 1999, which now has more than 6,000 global members including journalists, editors, publishers, and economists, worldwide writing about trends, industrial data, manufacturing case studies, material handling profiles, and robotics feature articles. Cutler works with thousands of media outlets to expand the coverage and importance of the manufacturing media coverage.

Cutler has authored more than 6,000 articles for a wide range of manufacturing periodicals, industrial publications, and business journals each published in leading monthly trade magazines, B2B periodicals, blogs, and marquis publications globally. Cutler is the most published freelance industrial journalist worldwide, and more than 3500 industry leaders follow Cutler on Twitter daily at @ThomasRCutler.

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