Seven emerging trends that are changing manufacturing

The need for digital transformation

In the last decade, few industries have been impacted by rapid advancements in technology quite like manufacturing.

Manufacturers have been faced with an “evolve-or-die” ultimatum as customers expect faster rates of innovation.

A lower cost of entry has introduced a seemingly endless flow of new competitors, and new technology has transformed the modern shop floor.

The proliferation of smart sensors is changing R&D and operations, providing manufacturers with massive amounts of data that presents both a great risk and a great opportunity.