Manufacturing system integration is an important industrial and research activity to explore Next Generation Automated Systems (NGAS). Manufacturing systems has been incorporating flexible, reconfigurable, smart and intelligent features. Advances in technology and trends such Industry 4.0 will revolutionize the manufacturing industry tremendously. Important subjects in this direction are Digital Twins, Internet of Things, and Collaborative Robots among others, are integral to continue the progression to create smart and reliable manufacturing processes. This paper aims to implement a method applying these concepts in a Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) by providing a broad view of NGAS.

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