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Title: Industry 4.0 in New Zealand dairy industry

Authors: Fariz Aziz; Shaqir Samsudin; Neeraj Nambiar; Uthman Aziz; Eric Li; Ray Y. Zhong

Addresses: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Abstract: New Zealand may be has the largest dairy industries in the world due to natural resources suitable for cows. It is facing new opportunities because a new generation of industry termed as Industry 4.0 is coming. Facing the new technologies, how traditional dairy industry in New Zealand could seize the golden opportunities in the context of Industry 4.0 to upgrade and transform? This paper analyses the current status of New Zealand dairy industry and gives some investigation results. Some significant insights and lessons from this study could be used for guiding dairy industry which is contemplating the implementation of Industry 4.0 enabled solutions.

Keywords: Industry 4.0; New Zealand; dairy industry; technology management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJASM.2019.100358

International Journal of Agile Systems and Management, 2019 Vol.12 No.2, pp.180 - 197

Received: 23 Dec 2017
Accepted: 15 Nov 2018

Published online: 26 Jun 2019 *

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