As we enter the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, our factories are becoming smarter and more sustainable. One of the most compelling examples of a smart factory is located in the town of Althofen, Austria. Flex Althofen began its Industry 4.0 journey in 2017, using disruptive technologies to transform its operations, digitizing and automating processes to maximize visibility and outcomes across the entire manufacturing ecosystem.
In 2021, the World Economic Forum Global Lighthouse Network welcomed Flex Althofen into its community of advanced manufacturers. We are excited to share the best practices that have enabled us to better serve our customers, minimize our environmental footprint and give our employees new opportunities to grow and advance.
See why our Althofen factory is a World Economic Forum Global Lighthouse that is helping to jumpstart a new era in advanced manufacturing.
Flex CEO Revathi Advaithi shines a light on manufacturing careers, using Flex Althofen as an example of what the shop floor could look like in tomorrow’s factories.
Revathi Advaithi and other CEOs of incoming Global Lighthouses weigh in on the impact of smart manufacturing on operational and financial outcomes.