Automation in manufacturing is the application of technology to control the production and delivery of products and services. The concept can involve a comprehensive variety of technologies including robotics, remote monitoring, through to collaborative equipment and predictive maintenance. The automation equipment available today is capable of carrying out multiple tasks to accommodate the varying demands of modern supply chains and consumers.The introduction of automation into manufacturing operations could have an incredible impact on business in the rapidly changing landscape of the fourth industrial revolution. The automation of industrial processes has the capability to bolster flexibility, consistency and reliability, as well as create high-skilled jobs. Its benefits could include increased competitiveness through boosted productivity, affordability and profitability.
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