Plex announces the results of its annual "State of Manufacturing Technology" survey, which measures global manufacturers’ current technology use and future implementation and adoption plans. Among key findings, the survey found IoT use is expected to increase and enabling a mobile workforce top many manufacturer’s future plans.
The Industrial Internet of Things is quickly gaining popularity among manufacturers, with a third planning to leverage connected devices, sensors, and machinery within the next five years, according to the results of Plex’s fourth annual State of Manufacturing Technology survey.
Plex’s 4th State of Manufacturing Technology survey collects information from global manufacturers to measure current technology use and future implementation and adoption plans. This year, the survey shows that automation, integration and connectivity are among the most important goals for the next five years.
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