Value Chain, Industry 4.0, autonomous production


Industry 4.0 is originated in Germany in 2011, it is focused on optimize value chain through autonomous manufacturing and through technological systems; it’s related with automotive sector as a product of international highly competitive. That is how the fourth industrial revolution started. The sector is very dynamic in Asia-Pacific, Mexico and United States. The goal of this investigation is to determinate three groups with respect to Industry 4.0, which allows them to identify new technology-based business strategies. The hypothesis shows that proposed methodology is useful to evaluate adopted strategies in the business to introduce the industry 4.0.
A transverse quantitative study was realized, using multivariate statistic and a population of 16 automobiles distributors located in three adjacent cities. An instrument was designed with six variables: Process, Product, Persons, Technology, Business and Social Responsibility. With 30 items; it was validated by Cronbach's alpha and it was used SPSS V25.
Three groups were determined with similarity shown in four indicator variables in the technology stage in industry 4.0. Groups were determined through ANOVA test. The most significant variables were analyzed by groups. A characterization of the variables was realized for their interpretation.
“Process” variable got the highest value among the three groups; the perception about productive process, services that they offer, and continuous improvement are positively identified at interior of the business. Process, Persons and Social Responsibility are the highest variables of the group three.

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