The Path to Lights-Out Manufacturing

August 10, 2021 | State of the Market Report

As more tasks become automated across manufacturing, these environments will rely less upon manual human labor. In some cases, the ultimate goal is "lights out" manufacturing, where every task is automated and no humans are needed on the floor. In this report, we'll explore the roadmap for automating different types of manufacturing tasks.


  • Chemicals
  • Government & Non-Profit
  • Industrials
  • Oil and Gas
  • Utilities

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction to lights-out manufacturing
  • Robotics technologies for lights-out manufacturing
  • Drivers and barriers for lights-out manufacturing
  • Analyzing the timeline for lights-out manufacturing
  • Recommendations and outlook
  • Appendix

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