Machinery Interview: Daniel Farrell, Accenture Industry X

Digital twins, artificial intelligence (AI), AR and VR, Cloud 5G, robotics and other digital technology are increasingly being implemented across manufacturing factories as Industry 4.0 changes the way we manufacture.

In this Machinery 1-to-1 Interview, Editor Justin Burns talks to Daniel Farrell, Accenture's Manufacturing & Engineering Lead, Industry X, UK, about the role that digital technology can play in reducing energy, tackling costs, material consumption, and helping to enable sustainable manufacturing.

We also hear his thoughts on the impact that automating manufacturing processes will have and whether the UK has the technology skills in place to enable smart manufacturing.