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Consumer Packaged Goods industry:

Factory of the Future Benchmarking Study

The time for Industry 4.0 is now!

A data-driven study providing important actionable insights about the CPG industry’s adoption of digital technologies, including:

How industry leaders strategize and operate differently

The state of play in adopting Industry 4.0 across the industry

Which practices are available and can deliver significant value

Where, how, and what to focus on moving forward

How to create the right Industry 4.0 learning environment for success

Study sample

Plant

50

Plants

Productionline

327

Production Lines

Datapoints

336K

Data Points

Totalwork

24,365

Total Workforce

Manufacturing experts icon

500

Manufacturing Experts

Sku ico 200324 115816

19,312

SKUs Produced

Participants Breakdown

  • Production Manager 17%
  • Head of IT 15%
  • Head of Quality 12%
  • Maintenance Manager 12%
  • Plant Manager 10%
  • Engineering Manager 10%
  • Head of EHS 10%
  • Warehouse Leader 8%
  • Digital Officer 6%

CPG Industry Types

Factory of the Future index

The ten Factory of the Future dimensions

1. Factory of the Future Leadership

73%

Advanced Plants

36%

Early Plants

1. Factory of the Future Leadership

Structures & policies that provide the agility to design and roll out an effective digital strategy.

2. Digital Organization

71%

Advanced Plants

36%

Early Plants

2. Digital Organization

Behaviors and strategies that inspire, support and accelerate the digital transformation across the plant.

3. Data-Driven Maintenance

63%

Advanced Plants

27%

Early Plants

3. Data-Driven Maintenance

Methods & systems to manage maintenance proactively based on data, such as equipment condition metrics and historical events.

4. Automated Data Flow

68%

Advanced Plants

40%

Early Plants

4. Automated Data Flow

Effective integration of different informational & operational systems, providing fast & reliable access to data.

5. Automated Material Flow

50%

Advanced Plants

26%

Early Plants

5. Automated Material Flow

Machinery & systems that automate & optimize material handling processes throughout the manufacturing facility.

6. Digital-Ready Infrastructure

60%

Advanced Plants

38%

Early Plants

6. Digital-Ready Infrastructure

Systems that safeguard and enable the plant’s operations, such as communication networks & cybersecurity tools.

7. 360° Factory Visibility

69%

Advanced Plants

43%

Early Plants

7. 360° Factory Visibility

Systems that combine data from various areas of the value chain, eliminating silos & accelerating decision-making.

8. Intelligent Quality

58%

Advanced Plants

33%

Early Plants

8. Intelligent Quality

Sensors, software & techniques that leverage real-time data to manage quality control and quality assurance.

9. Tech-Augmented Workforce

40%

Advanced Plants

15%

Early Plants

9. Tech-Augmented Workforce

Technologies that assist employees in their tasks by augmenting their skill set & optimizing workflows.

10. Zero Touches Production

60%

Advanced Plants

35%

Early Plants

10. Zero Touches Production

Hardware, software, and practices that eliminate human effort in production planning and execution.

Dimensions analysis

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Consumer Packaged Goods industry:

Factory of the Future Benchmarking Study

The time for Industry 4.0 is now!

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A data-driven study providing important actionable insights about the CPG industry’s adoption of digital technologies, including:

How industry leaders strategize and operate differently

The state of play in adopting Industry 4.0 across the industry

Which practices are available and can deliver significant value

Where, how, and what to focus on moving forward

How to create the right Industry 4.0 learning environment for success