3 Technology Trends that will Reshape the Manufacturing Industry

June 6, 2019

The modern manufacturing processes are complex, speedy and involves a lot of details. All these processes cannot be handled manually or only with human interference. To bring simplification and efficiency in such processes, technology can play a vital role.

The technology can make the fabrication, processing, or preparation of products from raw materials and commodities easy for all involved. This will be a big move for future to enhance productivity, customer experience and revenue generation. As per a report, 35% of U.S. manufacturers are currently collecting and using data generated by smart technologies to enhance manufacturing processes.The future of manufacturing is as bright as ever with the advancement of technology.

Some major technological trends that will reshape the manufacturing industry are given below.

3D Printing

It will change the way every product is made. It will provide a layout of every product to be built resulting in reduction of mistakes. It is much more flexible and cost effective for manufacturers. The evolution of this technology in the industry will take it to the next level.

The Internet of Things

IoT will bring interconnectivity between machines and humans. It will be done through sensors and drones. The enhanced interconnectivity will help the manufacturing facility to reduce maintenance costs, increase efficiency, and prevent costly downtime. Manufacturing firms are adopting this technology for industry development.

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is mostly used for engineering works. It refers to the manipulation of matter on atomic, molecular, or supramolecular level. In manufacturing firms, nanotechnology means building a product on molecular basis.

These technologies in manufacturing industry will take it to the next level bringing in more efficiency, productivity, growth, development and revenue. This will benefit manufacturers, suppliers and all others involved in the manufacturing ecosystem.

 

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