Technology in Industry Report

Automation Alley's Technology in Industry Report is a data-driven guide to Industry 4.0 implementation featuring 150 pages of use cases, emerging trends, challenges, opportunities and action items for industry.

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Industry 4.0: From Vision to Implementation

What are the possibilities of Industry 4.0? Whether its connectivity that maximizes communication between machines, systems and people or data that helps us work smarter, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is creating intelligent networks along the entire supply chain and opening the floodgates to innovation, not only in the manufacturing sector, but across all industries, from agriculture to biomedical.

With technology changing so rapidly, how do companies remain globally competitive? And what role will humans play in the new labor economy?

Industry 4.0 is not a vision for the future. It’s a reality today in workplaces across the globe. In 2017, we gauged your readiness for Industry 4.0, in 2018 we gave you the tools to harness its power, and in 2019 we are calling you into action.

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Sponsor Automation Alley’s 2020 Technology in Industry Report and Reveal and align your organization with the Industry 4.0 technologies shaping the future of manufacturing. With research and support from Michigan’s top universities and manufacturers, sponsorship of the 2020 Report will give your company the unique opportunity for brand exposure in one of our state’s most important and relevant manufacturing resources. Sponsorship of the Technology in Industry Reveal will give your organization the incredible opportunity for visibility before hundreds of the region’s decision makers and industry influencers. For more information on available sponsorships, contact Alison Trumble at 248-457-3231 or

Save the Date for 2020!

You’re invited to Automation Alley’s Technology in Industry Reveal at the Townsend Hotel for the debut of Automation Alley’s 2020 Technology in Industry Report. Be among the first to receive a copy, as we unveil and discuss key findings of this data-rich guide to Industry 4.0 adoption comprised of use cases, emerging trends, challenges, opportunities and action items designed to help businesses, educators and policy makers keep pace with the velocity and magnitude of change related to Industry 4.0.

Join Us for the Reveal!

Date: April 27

Time: 8-11:30 a.m.

Location: Townsend Hotel
100 Townsend St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

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