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Six trends driving plant floor automation

From PMMI Business Intelligence, "The Evolution of Automation." The 56-page study will be released in September at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.

1) Lack of skilled labor, labor shortages.

2) Global increase in product demand.

3) Rising demand for flexible manufacturing.

4) Producing products with consistent-quality.

5) Overall operating cost reductions.

6) Smart machine technology and co-bots.

Source: PMMI Business Intelligence, The Evolution of Automation. The 56-page study will be released in September at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.

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