As predicting demand is becoming increasingly difficult, manufacturers want to become demand-driven based on actual orders which requires new technology-enabled methods for rapid and flexible production. With digitalised processes comes visibility at every stage in the chain with traceability, efficiency and empowered employees among the results. It’s easier to build from scratch based on the latest and greatest ideas, materials and tools, but how can we make the 2,5 million Manufacturing companies in EU navigate the digital transformation well? The Industry 4.0 session at DES is designed to give a solid overview of how to successfully navigate through the Fourth Industrial Revolution.