TROY – Automation Alley’s 2021 Tech Report, now available, was prepared with support from Automation Alley’s Industry 4.0 academic and corporate partners and highlights several real-world Industry 4.0 success stories and features executive summaries and action items on the most pressing Industry 4.0 topics for small and medium-sized enterprises, including:

  • Holistic Industry 4.0 Adoption
  • AI, Robotics & Big Data
  • 3D Printing
  • 5G
  • Supply Chain Disruption
  • Cyber Risk Mitigation
  • Industry 4.0 Diversity and Inclusion
  • Equipping our Digital Workforce

“The impetus for the new website was for Automation Alley to continue progressing in the digital age, using a more modern platform for current and prospective members and visitors to explore the organization’s capabilities and reach as Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center,” said Tom Kelly, CEO of Automation Alley/

To access the report, visit and click on Knowledge in the navigation bar. Visitors will note Automation Alley’s redesigned website, which resembles a modern media site and offers an ease-of-use experience for visitors to explore news and thought leadership on Industry 4.0 from Automation Alley executives, members and partners, as well as providing links to Automation Alley initiatives including Project DIAMOnD and the Automation Alley Industry 4.0 Accelerator.

Members will find an updated interface to login and manage their account and event registrations. Additionally, KnowledgeInitiativesEvents, and Membership pages are easily accessible via sidebar links throughout the website.