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Smart manufacturing

The Forth Industrial Revolution marks a digital breakthrough in manufacturing.

Connected technologies and smart production are set to transform the sector.

This will include a shift from 'centralised' to 'decentralised' production.

Productivity increase of up to 30%.

Real time quality control.

Reduced costs.

Easier personalised production.

Upskill workforce.

Forecasting accuracy improvement.

Increased efficiencies.

Smart technologies require fast, reliable networks to operate effectively .

Strong cyber security will be key to minimise the risks of free-flowing data.

Accelerated investment in 4IR could generate £102bn of additional revenues p.a. for UK manufacturing by 2026.

Contact us to find out how Barclays can help you realise your 4IR ambitions.

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