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Manufacturing Operations During the COVID-19 Crisis

Manufacturing 4.0 technologies have played a vital role in manufacturers' ability to remain agile.


The industrial internet of things and other Manufacturing 4.0 technologies have helped manufacturers cope with the challenges presented to them amid the COVID-19 pandemic. However, keeping workers safe, managing supply chain disruptions and meeting demand continue to present challenges for manufacturers as they try to keep pace with competitors in this ever-changing environment.


Many manufacturers are planning increased investments in various smart manufacturing solutions, including wireless, cyber security, lidar and video technologies to protect workers while they continue to respond to customer demands.


Take a look at findings from Hitachi’s Industry Insights: Manufacturing Operations During the COVID-19 Crisis survey to gain further insight into how manufacturers are coping with the current situation and what steps they’re taking to mitigate risk.


THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY INDUSTRYWEEK ON JULY 14, 2020.