The initiative will see the three countries put in place standardized and shared actions to speed up the transition of SMEs to Industry 4.0
The digitization of Italian companies passes also and above all through small and medium-sized enterprises. France, Italy and Germany, three of the most advanced economies of the old continent, have decided to cooperate together for the development of SMEs, reaching an important agreement.
The common goal, signed in Turin, is to bring the manufacturing sector closer to Industry 4.0. An important task that will be carried out together with the European Union. Small and medium-sized enterprises in Italy, represent almost the totality of companies. For this reason, their digitalization cannot be ignored. The initiative will see the three countries put in place standardized and shared actions to speed up the transition of SMEs towards the production systems brought by the fourth industrial revolution. Methods, which as many experts suggest, will allow companies to improve the entire value chain.
SMEs: pulling from Industry 4.0
The agreement with France and Germany, is just one of the latest initiatives undertaken by Italy in view of Industry 4.0. After the National Plan Industry 4.0, launched with the Budget Law 2017, the government, in an attempt to illustrate in advantages of the fourth industrial revolution, has also launched the National Network 4.0. Projects that will give a further boost to the digitalization of companies, bringing Italy to be one of the most advanced countries on the Industry 4.0 front. The Turin trilateral agreement is just the beginning of a long cooperation between the three powerful economies. The aim is to ensure that small and medium-sized enterprises, the heart of not only Italian but also European industry, drive the fourth industrial revolution.