The Future of Manufacturing

Industry 4.0 is transforming manufacturing with IoT, AI, 3D printing, and robotics. This evolution empowers leaders to harness data for smarter decisions and heightened efficiency. The future of manufacturing, a journey of innovation and sustainable impact.


Current State and Trends

The trends shaping the manufacturing sector are diverse and impactful. Evolving B2B customer expectations drive manufacturers to offer personalized products and transparent supply chains. Meanwhile, software-integrated products enhance functionality and enable valuable data insights. Additionally, manufacturers are diversifying beyond traditional products to offer value-added services like predictive maintenance and outcome-based solutions.

Notable Facts

  • Manufacturing contributes significantly to global economic output and employment, accounting for approximately 16% of the world's GDP.
  • There are over 350 million people employed in manufacturing worldwide, making the sector one of the largest in terms of workforce.
  • Sustainable practices are gaining momentum in manufacturing, with companies investing more in renewable energy, waste reduction, and resource efficiency measures.

Trends Shaping the Manufacturing Sector

  • Technology Shifts: Emerging technologies like IoT, AI, 3D printing, and robotics are revolutionizing production processes, boosting efficiency, and enabling mass customization.
  • Evolving B2B Customer Expectations: Customers increasingly seek personalized products, quicker delivery, and transparent supply chains.
  • Software-Driven Product Functionality: Software integrated into products improves functionality, enables remote monitoring, and offers valuable data insights for both manufacturers and customers.
  • Enhanced Services: Manufacturers are diversifying beyond traditional products to offer value-added services such as predictive maintenance, subscription models, and outcome-based solutions.

Momenta's Portfolio Companies

Our portfolio companies specialize in digital transformation and sustainability initiatives within manufacturing, leveraging innovative technologies to enhance operational efficiencies and minimize environmental impact.

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