5 ways technology is changing manufacturing

By Jim Byman for the Boston Business Journal

Oct 31, 2016

In the pursuit of greater profitability and customers, technology is changing the competitive landscape for manufacturers. It’s having a profound impact on the way products are developed, produced and distributed. A look at how leading manufacturers are leveraging technology offers a glimpse into the future of the industry.

1. Technology will fuel top-line growth: Nearly one-third of manufacturers expect new technologies to grow sales by providing new ways to reach—and engage—customers.

2. Technology will boost profits: Just over one-third of manufacturers expect technology will help them increase profitability by improving productivity, reducing costs and monitoring supply chains.

To learn more, read "​5 technology trends transforming the manufacturing industry" from the Boston Business Journal.