Quick Guide: Global Language of Production – Spanish


The transition to Industrie 4.0 presents a significant challenge, especially for companies lacking the resources to formulate a comprehensive and enduring transformation strategy. Retrofitting 4.0, the process that enables existing equipment and software to integrate Industrie 4.0 technology, emerges as a cost-effective solution.


Furthermore, the adoption of Industrie 4.0 technologies holds the potential to streamline human-performed tasks. Thereby, it creates opportunities for upskilling and reskilling employees for more sophisticated and human-centric roles.


This publication highlights three crucial components that are essential for a successful digital transformation in the Mexican context:


1. Utilisation of digital maturity measurement tools.

2. Adaptation of machinery to seamlessly integrate into the new digital landscape.

3. Implementation of open standards for machine communications.


Moreover, it also features three compelling success stories from Latin America, prepared by industry experts from Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil.


This guide is based on the Quick Guide on Global Production Language, developed within the framework of the Brazilian-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure of the Global Quality Infrastructure Project (GPQI).