Confidence and Growing Interest in Automation  More than half of the manufacturing companies surveyed reported that they meet or exceed the industry standard for automation, establishing a demand for automation and for further innovation and implementation. As automation continues to gain traction, industry needs to be proactive.The top three automation technologies that manufacturers are most interested to invest in over the next 12 months are production performance (55%), product testing & quality assurance (48%), and process control (46%).

Source: Manufacturer Interest in Reshoring, Hiring, and Apprenticeships Increasing During COVID-19 Pandemic [Report]