The State of Industry 4.0 in Discrete Manufacturing

400 C level exec. Share insights on: factory floor challenges, smart manufacturing initiatives, priorities of investment, data collection standards & more

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The industry has significantly changed in the past 2 years. How do you compare?

This survey report is designed to provide recent, vital information of the industry and assist manufacturing decision-makers to best prepare for and embark on their journey to digital manufacturing.

  • According to the Survey’s respondents, 64% have already implemented or are in the process of implementing smart manufacturing initiatives.
  • Smart manufacturing can offer manufacturers a great return on investment (ROI).  over 70% responded 2x or higher return on investment in the first six months.

The market has changed a lot in the last 2 years

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Survey highlights

This survey presents the 2021 business objectives and 2022 new trends, as well as smart factory strategies within advanced manufacturing enterprises.

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