According to the 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index conducted by the Deloitte Global Consumer & Industrial Products Industry Group, the United States will surpass China in Global Manufacturing by 2020. The study attributes shifting dynamics among global manufacturing nations to key factors including:
- CEO's worldwide say that advanced manufacturing technologies are the key to unlocking future competitiveness, ranking predictive analytics, internet of Things (IoT), both smart products and smart factories via Industry 4.0 vital to their future competitiveness.
We'd encourage you to download the full version of Deloitte's 2016 Global Manufacturing Index. Over the next 8 weeks, we will share key strategies to prepare your factory floor for the Industry 4.0 frontier. In order to succeed in this rapidly evolving global manufacturing landscape it is critical to develop and define your smart factory roadmap today!