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Best in class manufacturing - how to create a factory of the future

Manufacturing facilities have evolved significantly since the first Industrial Revolution. With each Industrial Revolution, the complexity of manufacturing facilities continues to grow whilst at the same time, expectations continue to rise. In the automotive sector today, consumers are demanding more from their vehicles; a challenge for manufacturers which is intensified by the overall global environment of pressure to reduce costs, increase speed to market and create flexible yet sustainable facilities.

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Manufacturing facilities need to adapt now in order to transform for the production of tomorrows vehicles

The fourth Industrial Revolution is expected to dramatically transform the global economy in the next 20 years. This means manufacturing facilities need to adapt now in order to be flexible enough to transform for the production of tomorrows vehicles. In the current industry environment, providing a high-end quality service or product with the least cost is the key to success with facilities striving to achieve maximum performance in order to increase profit. Manufacturing facilities need to adapt now in order to be flexible enough to transform for the production of tomorrows vehicles. 
How can you deliver a factory of the future?

The development of manufacturing/industrial assets needs to be undertaken as an integrated approach, with the engineering process at the centre of design and delivery. Programme integration from the outset, from strategy, planning, delivery, operational readiness and production, must be seamless. By following these three steps to success, a flexible facility, fit for the future can be created:

  • Deliver through an organisational model that supports all aspects of the business
  • Benchmark manufacturing facilities from an efficiency, productivity and utilisation perspective
  • Create facilities which are sustainable working environments of distinction

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