REPORT: The Factory of the Future is Here

By Ray Pinard | August 13, 2013

Here’s an interesting article by Sheryll Poe that was published on the FreeEnterprise.com website.

The manufacturing landscape is changing into one that increasingly embraces—and benefits from—advanced manufacturing techniques, according to a new report.

The report released by the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) indicates that 47% of mid-market manufacturers have adopted advanced manufacturing techniques, with these firms reporting an average 20% increase in their profitability over the past five years.

These advanced manufacturing techniques include automation, computer technologies, process technologies, information technologies and more.

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 Originally published July 2013. Reprinted by permission, freeenterprise.com, July 2013.
Copyright©2013, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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