The norm in manufacturing has changed dramatically. While remote collaboration was concentrated to a small number of teams and sectors in the design and make space, it quickly developed into the only option for the majority last year. In fact, the industry embraced this rapid innovation and flexibility to meet the much-needed requirements of the health industry.
Covid-19 has now changed manufacturing beyond digital literacy, collaboration, crowd sourcing expertise and convergence. The spotlight is now on social responsibility, sustainability and environmental impact.