In 2018 there was a steady industry growth in manufacturing. This trend is expected to continue in 2019 thanks to some emerging new technologies.
Additive manufacturing through 3D printing can be implemented in mold building, replacing traditional sand moldings for metal castings.
Collaborative robots, designed to work side-by-side with humans, are documented to have big productivity potential for manufacturing tasks.
You can read more at: https://www.omep.org/5-manufacturing-technology-trends-to-watch-in-2019/