Digital manufacturing is all the rage, but what does it really mean for a job shop? How can a small- to mid-sized fabricators sift through the hype and uncover tangible ways to leverage digital manufacturing, the internet of things, robotics/cobotics, cloud, and business analytics to maintain a competitive advantage?
This session will focus on the disruptive technologies that are affecting manufacturers and help managers and owners develop a plan to leverage one or more of these technologies to provide a foundation for the future. The session will focus on the needed investment in infrastructure that should be taking place now so stay ahead of the curve. The session will also focus on developing a plan of action to ensure success.
Real-life examples will be provided throughout of fabricators that have embraced digitization and how they have benefited.