Smart manufacturing when used with digital technologies is leading the next wave of industrial automation around data communication and helping large manufacturers gain a competitive edge. How can small-to-medium sized manufacturers leverage smart manufacturing to improve their machining productivity? What influence will smart manufacturing have on the role of CNC programmers and machinists? How can manufacturers empower their organization and make them a more valuable resource? Experience some surprising views on role shifts for everyone from the shop floor all the way to top management. Discover what you can do to position yourself for this next wave, get ahead of the curve, and position your shop for maximum efficiency.