“Manufacturing is accelerating into its fourth renaissance,” said Julie Pike, director of Canadian Events for SME. “Innovation and technological advancement are dramatically reshaping how we produce our products, from the way we design them, to how our factories are connected to how we empower our workforce. The Best of SMX Virtual Event will present case studies, panel discussions and a number of keynote addresses to explore Industry 4.0 and what manufacturers need to know to be successful and thrive under today’s and tomorrow’s changing, challenging business conditions.”
Pike enumerated eight key disruptive technologies set for exploration at The Best of SMX, including:
- 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing in which manufacturers use this game-changing power to design and rapidly produce tooling and finished parts not possible with traditional methods.
- Automation & Robots technology that enables accuracy and