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Intelligent manufacturing: an industrial revolution for the digital age

The 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) is underway. 4IR technologies such as machine learning, big data analysis, real-time data collection and advanced robotics are driving manufacturing into a new digital era. It’s time for UK manufacturers to decide how they can leverage 4IR to remain globally competitive.

The Barclays 4IR report examines the benefits of embracing 4th Industrial Revolution technology / Graphic: Barclays


Barclays has produced a report that examines UK manufacturing’s attitudes to 4IR and the benefits that early adopters of 4IR technology have experienced: from tackling productivity challenges to reducing costs and upskilling the workforce. Increased investment is also predicted to have a significant impact on the UK economy with additional value creation and new jobs.

You can read the free-to-access whitepaper by clicking the link below (direct download)