Four Trends Shaping the Manufacturing Industry 4.0 in 2019
Brian J. Kern, CPA & Jonathan L. Roller, CPA
Thursday, February 7, 2019
As we kick off 2019, uncertainty is the name of the game: The U.S.-China trade war does not seem likely to fully abate; analysts speculate that the U.S. economy is due for a downturn; and the
IRS will continue to release new guidance on provisions introduced via tax reform in 2017.
While on the surface, the forces shaping 2019 present a mixed bag for manufacturers eager to start or ramp up their Industry 4.0 plans. The reality is that the reduced corporate tax rate, strong economic fundamentals and high demand for their products
means that manufacturers are well positioned to make long term investments in Industry 4.0 strategies and technologies.