According to Deloitte’s recently published 2023 Manufacturing Industry Outlook manufacturers are likely to continue their efforts towards smart factory transformations to unlock future improvements in competitiveness. They found that more than 60% of those surveyed are partnering with specialist technology companies to progress their smart manufacturing initiatives over the coming years.
They also found that the manufacturers they surveyed intend to focus on a range of different technologies to improve their operational efficiencies in the next year. Robotics and automation is top of the list with 62%, followed by data analytics (60%) and IoT platforms (39%).
Deloitte’s full report can be found here: