Advanced Manufacturing plays a pivotal role in Washington State’s economy, driving innovation, job creation, and economic growth. As technologies rapidly evolve, the sector is embracing new possibilities to stay ahead of the curve and maintain its competitive edge. At Edge Cluster, we recognize the immense potential of advanced manufacturing and its reliance on cutting-edge technologies like 5G and edge computing. These transformative technologies offer unprecedented opportunities for process optimization, automation, and real-time data analysis, revolutionizing the way products are designed, produced, and delivered.

By leveraging the power of next-generation connectivity and edge computing, advanced manufacturing enterprises can achieve seamless integration across their operations, from supply chain management and production lines to quality control and distribution. The combination of high-speed connectivity and on-site data processing empowers manufacturers to unlock the full potential of Industry 4.0.

Edge Cluster networks provide a robust infrastructure to support advanced manufacturing enterprises. By connecting factories, research facilities, and logistics providers, we create an ecosystem where innovation thrives. Our networks enable real-time data collection, analysis, and machine-to-machine communication, enabling manufacturers to make informed decisions, optimize processes, and drive productivity gains.

Our vision extends beyond individual businesses. Through our field labs and collaborative initiatives, we foster the creation of Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Zones. These zones serve as hubs for experimentation, research, and development, bringing together industry leaders, academic institutions, and technology pioneers to drive innovation and push the boundaries of what is possible.

Together, we can shape a thriving ecosystem where technology, innovation, and collaboration converge to accelerate growth, enhance competitiveness, and solidify Washington State’s position as a leader in advanced manufacturing.

Case Studies

The global telecommunications giant, Ericsson, has developed a state-of-the-art, highly automated smart factory in Lewisville, TX, using 5G to enable agile operations and flexible production.