Forbes put together some eye opening statistics and predictions for digital manufacturing in 2018. The conclusion? Utilizing smart manufacturing technology can get you ahead. They said, "93% of digitally successful manufacturers have mastered the ability to use data from smart, connected products to gain insights into how they can improve product designs and manufacturing techniques versus just 24% of all manufacturers globally." If you use the technology and use it well, you will increase your efficiency and see results.
Capgemini’s study, Digital Engineering: The new growth engine for discrete manufacturers explores how digital technologies are reshaping the manufacturing landscape. The research goals of this study include examining how manufacturers are balancing the two priorities of using digital technologies to get legacy products to market quicker while investing in new smart products to enable them to drive revenues from services. The study is available for download here (PDF, 40 pp., no opt-in). Read More