In the United States, manufacturing accounts for $2.17 trillion in annual economic activity. Believe it or not, more than 98% of U.S. manufacturers qualify as small businesses. Facing global competition, they must leverage every advantage to remain effective.
Manufacturing automation has been an essential part of this. Yes, that means robots!
Automation empowers small American businesses to stand toe-to-toe with entrenched rivals around the globe. With greater technical know-how and stronger strategy, these companies can continue to produce quality goods at affordable prices.
But how does automation facilitate all that? What’s the secret?
Let’s look at some of the key benefits that automation offers: