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Predicting the future of digital manufacturing, 2018

By Louis Columbus for Forbes

Jun 26, 2018

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Manufacturers predict 47% of all their products will be smart, connected and capable of generating product-as-a-service revenue by 2020. Capgemini’s survey found this area manufacturers globally are placing a high priority on, forcing them to reinvent themselves using digital technologies to scale fast for new opportunities. Manufacturers are predicting smart, connected products launched will jump from 35% in 2017 to 47% in 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 10.3% a year, up from just 14% in 2014.

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