The future of mechanical engineering: The 8 most important trends and technologies

As a machine builder, are you looking for a strategy to successfully master the challenges of the future?

In the area of tension between continuity and disruption, the development of a future-robust vision and strategy is an urgent necessity. Trends and technologies will permanently change industrial production and your customers’ expectations. Value-added shares are redistributed. Developing a digital strategy and new business models is realistically imperative for those who want to survive in the market. Clear and solidly questioned assumptions about the future of the market help to align strategically with a robust future. Over the next few weeks, we will be presenting the trends that will shape and change mechanical engineering and production in the next five, ten or fifteen years.

The future of mechanical engineering and production is described with the help of the five future glasses of the Eltville model for future-robust strategy development.

This series is based on FMG’s Market Foresight Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing: Vision Candidates for Digital Transformation.

  • Trend 1: Sensorization
  • Trend 2: Automation and robotization
  • Trend 3: Artificial intelligence
  • Trend 4: Augmented Reality
  • Trend 5: Network economy
  • Trend 6: Increasing complexity
  • Trend 7: Flexibilization
  • Trend 8: Service orientation

Follow these links as well:

► The Future Strategy Program for SMEs

► Free video crash course THE FUTURE OF YOUR BUSINESS
► BUSINESS WARGAMING for robust business and future opportunities
► KEYNOTES by Pero Mićić for your employees and customers

Have a bright future!