While inflation, geopolitical turmoil, technological change, and economic pressures weigh on the industry, manufacturers continue to pursue new opportunities to bolster resilience, agility, and growth. The top eight trends originate from member surveys, studies, and feedback affecting manufacturing organizations across critical operations.

  • Advanced and Emerging Technology
  • Supply Chain Resilience
  • Talent Disruptions and Opportunities
  • Cybersecurity
  • Post-Pandemic Growth and Expansion
  • Tough Economic Outlook
  • Sustainability
  • Roadmap to Manufacturing in 2030