Due to the shift in consumer demand driven by increased pressure from large-scale competitors, direct-to-consumer trends, and an ongoing pandemic, food and beverage manufacturers face unprecedented change and increasing adversity.
The results from this year’s State of Smart Manufacturing Report show that food and beverage manufacturers plan to address these challenges with technology – learn how leading manufacturers are positioning themselves for future success.
- 90% of food and beverage manufacturers view smart manufacturing as important to the future success of their organization
- 52% of food and beverage respondents are “very” or “extremely” interested in supply chain planning solutions with machine learning/AI
- 38% of food and beverage respondents agree that technology can reduce hiring challenges and fuel growth
About this research
This 2022 research from Plex Systems and Rockwell Automation surveyed more than 300 manufacturing leaders across the globe. Findings revealed how manufacturers are addressing major challenges facing the industry today. In this edition, we break down how manufacturers are using smart manufacturing to achieve their environmental stewardship, social purpose, and responsible corporate governance goals.
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