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9th Annual State of Smart Manufacturing Report

Dive into the key highlights

In its largest report to date, Rockwell Automation surveyed more than 1,500 decision-makers from 17 of the top manufacturing countries. The result: their 9th Annual State of Smart Manufacturing Report.

This free Rockwell Automation report will help you to benchmark your technology usage, explore best practices and uncover 2024 trends.

The report also includes a Technology Adoption Plan to help you turn insights into action.


  • 94% of manufacturers expect to maintain or grow their workforce as a result of smart manufacturing technology adoption
  • The race to capitalize on AI is on –85% have already invested or plan to invest in AI/ML this year
  • Cybersecurity is predicted as the #2 most impacted by AI in the next three years, just behind quality
  • Learn more about the GenAI Revolution and how it was #1 in the top 10 new investment areas over the next 12 months
  • How adoption of technology is seen by manufacturers as the best way to mitigate against both internal and external risks

Download this report to benchmark your decisions and gain insight into the impact smart manufacturing technology has on maximizing data insights, attracting talent, and minimizing risks to supply chains, quality, cybersecurity, and more.

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