The Manufacturer, November 23, 2023

By Rik Muschamp, Director, Product Management, Accruent

The manufacturing industry is emerging from a period of profound disruption. In the last 24 months alone a pandemic, supply chain challenges, spiraling energy costs, war in Europe and labor shortages have all stifled production and created major problems for manufacturers. However, it’s a sector that is also embracing digitalisation and doing so at a rapid rate.

A sentiment that will see several technology-related challenges emerge in 2024. It’s a topic we’ve looked at in-depth in our latest article, which featured in The Manufacturer. it covers:

  • The impact of smart manufacturing
  • Five technology challenges shaping manufacturing in 2024 and beyond
  • How the sector can address these challenges and the likely consequences of doing so