These and many other insights are from the second annual survey from Plex Systems, 2016 State of Manufacturing Technology Report (17 pp, PDF, free, opt-in). Plex Systems surveyed 197 manufacturers from different sectors ranging from the automotive to the food and beverage industries, on the technologies they rely on and the tools they plan to incorporate in the coming years. Of the companies surveyed, over 75% operate multiple manufacturing facilities. In contrast to the perception of the manufacturing industry consolidating, nearly 90% are achieving growth over the last five years.
Key takeaways from the study include the following:
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