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Critical Issue: Factories of the Future
Large and small manufacturers, in both process and discrete manufacturing, need to understand and embrace the potential of new and evolving production models, materials, and technologies along the journey towards Manufacturing 4.0 to help them create more cost efficient, responsive, flexible, transparent, connected, automated, and sustainable factories and production models for the future.
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Factories of the Future
While the rise of Manufacturing 4.0 digitization and business model innovation is poised to enhance innovation, agility, and productivity, it also has the potential to widen the disparity between countries that are already “haves” and “have-nots”.
Several inexorable megatrends–from accelerating globalization to smart products and ambient...
Systems thinking and a digitally connected design and manufacturing process are the keys to building more products better, and in a sustainable way.
Without question, outsourcing played an important part in the evolution to global supply chains.
How will Factories of the Future be organized and managed? What are the implications for the way data will be used over the next decade?
This year, 50% of survey respondents say they believe that M4.0 will be a game-changer for the industry, truly ushering in a new era for manufacturing.