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Establishing Your Smart Manufacturing Strategy to Drive Profitability

“A critical issue for the business is profitability and, in serving that primary goal, to continuously improve or even transform operations so you can remain profitable over the long run. To ensure your smart manufacturing strategy drives profitability, focus on how it helps leverage data to keep costs down and productivity up. Think also about how to leverage data to build a more agile and flexible business so you can more quickly respond to market conditions. Finally, automate manufacturing systems with an eye toward making data available, so you can more effectively address problem areas, whether it be speed, quality, waste or material losses.”

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