Study Identifies Barriers to Manufacturers' Transformation

June 21, 2023
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Balancing quality and growth, recurring supply chain issues, and lacking technology round out the top three issues for the digital transformation of manufacturing, according to a report by Rockwell Automation.

Rockwell Automation's 8th annual State of Smart Manufacturing Report reveals a focus on delivering profitable growth without sacrificing quality, an emphasis on accessing data's true potential, and increasing the adoption of technology to build resilience, enable agility, increase sustainability, and address workforce challenges.

"Manufacturers are continuing to seek opportunities for profitable growth but are realizing that uncertainty in workforce availability is impacting quality, along with their ability to meet evolving customer needs," said Veena Lakkundi, senior vice president for strategy and corporate development at Rockwell Automation.

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