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7th Annual State of Smart Manufacturing

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Get your copy of the 7th Annual State of Smart Manufacturing and hear from 300+ manufacturers in this new survey report!

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The 9th Annual State of Smart Manufacturing Report surveyed over 1,500 manufacturers from countries across the world. This study reveals how global manufacturers are harnessing emergent technology to maximize workforce potential, reduce risk, increase quality, and deliver sustainable growth.

Key findings from this year’s report include:

  • 94% of manufacturers expect to maintain or grow their workforce as a result of smart manufacturing technology adoption
  • 95% of this year’s respondents are using or evaluating smart manufacturing technology – up from 84% in 2023
  • 98% have an ESG/sustainability policy in place, with almost half of those having company-wide formalized policies
  • 83% of manufacturers and industrial producers anticipate using GenAI in their operations in 2024

Download this report to benchmark your decisions and gain insight into the impact smart manufacturing technology has on maximizing data insights, attracting talent, and minimizing risks to supply chains, quality, cybersecurity, and more.

“We are pleased to share these results with you and hope that this global benchmark report provides a guide for successful decision-making throughout 2024, driving the positive business outcomes that will deliver a competitive edge, profitable growth and a sustainable future.”

-Blake Moret, Chairman and CEO, Rockwell Automation