IndustryForum Smart Machinery and Services

Future-Proofing Smart Factories In Industry 4.0

5G, IIoT analytics, smart sensors - what other Industry 4.0 technologies and innovations are manufacturing leaders looking to invest in to meet upcoming market demands? Find out at this year’s IndustryForum Smart and Manufacturing and Services, where we gather C-level executives and key decision makers from leading manufacturing companies in Finland who are looking to redefine their operational and production efficiency for the new decade.

Gain deep insights on the latest developments in intelligent manufacturing from keynote speakers from top organizations. Network with invest-ready C-suites and showcase your solutions in one-to-one matchmade meetings, and build strategic partnerships for long-term business growth!

February 09 - 10, 2021


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Beckhoff Automation Oy
Nixu Oyj
eCraft Etima
Schneider Electric Finland Oy


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From Customer to Service Centricity - Lifecycle managment in the core of strategy
Sustainable business ecosystem - Responsible partnerships as a competitive edge
Agile business models as a solution for changing market
AI and Machine Learning in Machine Industry
Improving efficiency through digitalization

Speakers & Chairperson

Previous Year
Matti Lehto
Konecranes Oyj
Ilmari Veijola
Siemens Osakeyhtiö
Tero Illi
Beckhoff Automation Oy
Jyri Kylä-Kaila
Epec Oy
Mikko Nyman
Fastems Oy
Simo Säynevirta
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State Of Automation: Manufacturing In Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is ushering in a new era of industrial production which is fast creating a tectonic shift for the manufacturing industry. It advances the trend of automation through digitization and connected production, acquiring a complete restructuring of processes – transforming analog and centralized workflows into digital and decentralized production processes.  So how are leaders adjusting? Our latest Industry Report State of Automation: Manufacturing in Industry 4.0 provides insights into the prevailing technology investments and gives a glimpse on how leaders are navigating the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The following are the report key takeaways:

Despite some onset predictions that machine and automation will destroy jobs, human expertise and contributions in the workforce will become more important than ever as key competitive differentiators within the manufacturing industry.
In the manufacturing sector, with robotics in greater use today than ever, Robotics Process Automation (RPA) is poised to be the next game changer and 75% of organizations are already piloting the use of RPA.
The manufacturing industry is expected to be the top industry to spend the most on IoT solutions in 2019 mainly coming from discrete manufacturing and process manufacturing.
Augmented Reality (VR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies are becoming the front liner solutions for manufacturers in improving training and safety with more than half of the organizations are already facilitating them.
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