A crystal-ball look into the issues facing manufacturers in 2023 reveals the need to improve the use of data while solving thorny staffing and sustainability challenges.
Manufacturers face lingering post-COVID issues as 2022 comes to a close. The effective use of data – from track-and-trace through predictive maintenance – is becoming imperative. Many manufacturers are turning to service-based solutions to optimize production.
Employment issues are also increasing, from The Great Resignation to the million-plus shortage of manufacturing workers. The need to face sustainability is increasing are manufacturers feel the pressure to reduce their carbon footprints.