Why now is the perfect time to ‘get on’ with Industry 4.0


When the term ‘Industry 4.0’ was first coined in the early 2010s, much hype ensued around the concepts of automation, digitalisation and the Internet of Things.

Twelve years on, Simon Dawson, Director of Industrial Transformation, wonders why still so many manufacturers are reticent about getting involved.

In this Manufacturers’​ Monthly article, he taps into his experience and the conversations he has had with manufacturing SMEs who participated in one of his futuremap workshops and outlines the reasons why it’s time to ‘get on’ with Industry 4.0.