Manufacturing technology is ready to embrace the agile microfactory. This concept of a small, highly automated manufacturing space requires a smaller labor force and uses far less energy and materials. Microfactories also are a prime example of the ethos by which the manufacturing industry was born: innovation.
Oqton CTO Ben Schrauwen shares his perspective in this IndustryWeek article.
The new contract manufacturer can operate an agile microfactory that’s capable of high-mix, low-volume business with low cost and high ROI.