In 2016, we consolidated further investment in research, technological development and infrastructure, meaning that we are now in a unique position where we do not depend on third parties for print technology development. We are a full manufacturer and we are the owners of the entire industrial manufacturing process, from A to Z.
Industry 4.0 is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things and cloud computing. Industry 4.0 creates what has been called a "smart factory".