Trends in Industrial Manufacturing Equipment Drive Innovation
in Metals, Automotive, and Rubber & Plastics Industries
The fourth major industrial manufacturing transformation has begun, frequently referred to as “Industry 4.0.” It includes the addition of smart and autonomous systems partnered with data and machine learning. This will result in smart factories, where assets, processes, people and devices are all connected.
How will this transformation impact the industry's key segments including metals, automotive, and rubber & plastics?
Which technology advancements will drive the production of lighter, stronger materials, smaller, high precision components and incorporate software for better machine monitoring, reporting and predictive diagnostics?
This white paper explores both global and U.S. market trends that are driving new thinking, designs, and technologies.