Who: Johan Stahre is the Chair Professor and Head of Division Production Systems, Department of Industrial and Materials Science at Sweden’s Chalmers University of Technology. He has lead many national and international projects on industrial digitalisation and automation as well as studies on the role of humans in future manufacturing systems.
Topic: The future of manufacturing
Quote: “The big challenge right now is for manufacturers to be part of the digital platform revolution. Companies need to use platform-based services and they must be visible on platforms for their business customers as well as for their suppliers. Five years from now if you are not visible do you really exist as a manufacturer?”
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