Our world is becoming increasingly more connected every day. For some manufacturers, this could mean that your competition is no longer limited to other local businesses, you could be competing with companies around the world. NPR quotes Kevin McDunn saying that he, "agrees it's all about competition and warns that other countries are already embracing Industry 4.0. He says by adding smart technology, sensors and artificial intelligence to older equipment, the U.S. could retain a competitive edge." Click the link to listen to the segment on NPR!
American manufacturing is at a crossroads. While most U.S. output comes from companies with fewer than 100 workers, it's those small manufacturers that are struggling to upgrade to the Internet age. Read More