37 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE MARCH 2020 DIGITAL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES: READY TO IMPLEMENT Going digital has never been easier or more important T echnologies that sounded purely conceptual a few years ago are routine now—and they can drastically improve production routines—and results. It’s time to welcome the digital future. Digital manufacturing technologies include processes such as additive manufacturing and automation; software and control technologies; digital twin; and connectivity and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. If you have a problem, digital technologies can offer solutions: • Facing a shortage of skilled labor? Digital manufacturing can reprioritize labor needs and decrease training times. • Need to reduce time to market? Digital processes can cut machine downtime and streamline production time. • Struggling to respond quickly to customer requests? Advancements in digital technology enable rapid responses. • Focused on improving efficiency? Digital tools can make production both swift and seamless. “Where analog products yield linear improvements, digital technologies create The International Manufacturing Technology Show, the industry’s premier resource for learning about digital technologies, will be held from Sept. 14 – 19 in Chicago.