Are You Ready for Industry 4.0?
We’re serious about making Indiana a global leader in manufacturing, and we believe Industry 4.0 is one of the quickest paths to getting there. We want to help your business meet the challenges of our rapidly evolving industry—helping you adopt the next generation of technology, fostering innovation through tech hubs, and finding the talent you need to innovate and grow.
The Right People for the Job
Indiana is home to more than 9,300 manufacturers, with roughly one in five Hoosiers working in the industry. Demand for top talent continues to grow. Together with our academic and industry partners, we’re building and nurturing a strong talent pipeline so businesses like yours have the right people to support you as you move to Industry 4.0 and into the future.
Adopting Smart Technology
The future of the AML industry is rapidly evolving—AI, robotics, and The Internet of Things are making AML more efficient, adaptive, and productive. Machines, workers, and systems are increasingly becoming more capable of accomplishing what we could only dream of just a few years ago.
We partner with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation to administer Manufacturing Readiness Grants. These grants have helped businesses like yours make capital investments in smart manufacturing so you can accelerate your transition to Industry 4.0.
It’s one thing to say you’re helping an industry evolve—it’s another to prove it. We’ve worked with countless partners across a variety of specialties—manufacturers, sure, but also high schools and career centers—who have stories to tell about their successful use of talent development resources and programs or the adoption of Industry 4.0 technology. Check out some of them below.
Industry 4.0 Technology Adoption
Entrepreneurial Winemaker Earns Manufacturing Readiness Grant to Expand Business with Automated Technology
A Fully Integrated Automation Line Becomes Reality at Chiyoda USA with Support from a Manufacturing Readiness Grant
MITO Material Solutions
Hardtech company, MITO® Material Solutions, scales up production of its proprietary manufacturing additive materials with investments from Indiana VCs and a Manufacturing Readiness Grants award
Social Impact Company, Crossroads Solar, Invests in an Automated Assembly Line for Solar Panel Production
Catalyst PDG Takes Bold Steps to Increase Its Contract Manufacturing Capabilities with Support From a Manufacturing Readiness Grant
Purdue IN-Mac creates Pathways between industry and educators
DeKalb County Central United School District Assistant Superintendent Lori Vaughn was sitting in her office watching an online presentation when she jumped out of her chair and ran down the […]
In 2022, Lippert, a multi-billion-dollar component manufacturer for RVs, boats, automobiles and adjacent industry suppliers, realized it could not meet its workforce needs with traditional recruiting efforts alone.
Toyota Material Handling
Innovative approach to part-time and gig workers helps Toyota Material Handling’s Parts Distribution Center reach untapped workforce.
Partnerships, internships and a growing young workforce help Indiana Furniture feed the worker pipeline.
ISU program gives students reason to stay in Indiana
As a professor of operations and supply chain management in a state where 30% of post-secondary graduates take jobs beyond its borders, Dr. Kuntal Bhattacharyya knows that Indiana’s prosperity depends […]
Connect with Us
From talent development to leading-edge technology, helping businesses like yours is what fuels Indiana’s pursuit of global leadership in manufacturing and logistics. Let’s see what we can do together.