Iowa Embraces Industry 4.0 Tech in Manufacturing
Iowa is committed to helping manufacturers adapt to the Industry 4.0 landscape and its emphasis on smart technology, data-driven operations, and process automation. As the state's largest industry, advanced manufacturing generates more than $12 billion of exported goods. It accounts for nearly 18% of the state's GDP. So, it is critical that Iowa embraces the technological demands of the 21st-century economy.
Iowa's vision is to become a high-adoption state for 4.0 manufacturing technologies over the next five years. It is meeting the challenge head-on to accelerate growth in the state's largest industry and ensure our manufacturers remain globally competitive.
Watch this three-minute video for more information about Iowa's Manufacturing 4.0 initiatives.