Innovation in the digital era has changed its nature

Tomas Hedenborg participates actively in discussion about digital transformation in manufacturing industry. He is an engineer with a long experience of leading manufacturing companies to success.

Today Tomas Hedenborg is the former Group CEO of Fastems, a company that supplies flexible manufacturing systems and robotics-based automation systems to the metal cutting industries. He is the President of Orgalime – The European Engineering Industries Association, that represents interests of mechanical, electrical & electronic, metalworking & metal articles industries.

We asked Tomas why the digital transformation is so important for manufacturing companies right now? He shares his views of value impact that manufacturing companies are able to gain through digital supply chain. And finally, Tomas gives his tips for manufacturing leaders who are planning to digitalize their supply chains.

The article and interview was published originally in Friction Free Magazine on 2 May 2018.