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Transform Your Manufacturing with the Smart Industry Readiness Index Assessment

Embracing Digitalisation

Manufacturing is in the midst of its next revolution. The digital age has ushered in a new era for manufacturing, known as Industry 4.0. This paradigm shift offers companies the chance to enhance productivity, flexibility, and speed for newfound competitive advantages. There's no room for guesswork in this precision-driven and innovative landscape. 

Smart Industry Readiness Index

The Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI) is the world's first independent digital maturity assessment in manufacturing. It is instrumental in equipping Irish companies to harness the full potential of Industry 4.0, driving substantial economic impact. Focused on the foundational pillars of Industry 4.0: Process, Technology, and Organisation, SIRI paves the way for a seamless transition into the future of manufacturing.

Irrespective of your organisation's scale, whether a SME or a MNC, SIRI provides an impartial and factual analysis of your manufacturing operations, helping companies start, scale or sustain their manufacturing transformation journeys.​ It's designed to elevate your operations, streamline your processes, and sharpen your competitive edge. 

Demystify, Derisk, Deliver

In an era of rapid emerging technological advancements, Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) stands at the forefront, guiding businesses through the transformative currents of Industry 4.0. Our vision is to enable manufacturing of all sectors and sizes to be leaders in advanced manufacturing to compete and thrive in the global economy. As a leading manufacturing Research & Technology Organisation (RTO) with labs and industrial pilot lines in Dublin and Mullingar, IMR works with leading global and indigenous brands to demystify and derisk new and emerging technologies & deliver high-impact collaborative research. 

IMR’s ambition is to accelerate the implementation of key elements of Ireland’s significant industrial strategy and enable Irish-based manufacturers to be early adopters and winners in the fourth industrial revolution. IMR enable industry to capitalise on these opportunities and tackle the threats head-on, through a broad-based service offering to ensure industry has access to the latest technologies and knowledge in a timely fashion that inspires trust in a physical and digital world to create a safer and more sustainable future. 


SIRI has helped businesses globally reinvent their Industry 4.0 journeys. Here is what some of our clients have to say:

“The SIRI process helped us develop an understanding of the strategic areas we should address in terms of digitisation. It showed us how concepts such as business intelligence tools and ERP systems could enable more visibility into operational metrics”​
Mrs. Georgina Quigley​, CEO, ACB Group

“The SIRI process helped us develop and understanding of the strategic areas we should address in terms of digitization. It showed us how concepts such as station level visualisation, dashboard development and further integration of existing datasets could enable more visibility into our operational metrics. The SIRI engagement has​given us the confidence to move forward with the development of our own digital strategy.

Mr Jimmy Delaney​, Kepak Meat Division​

Ready to Get Started? 

Irish Manufacturing Research offers you a clear guide to excel in modern manufacturing. Our Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI) is more than just an assessment tool; it's your roadmap to embracing digital technologies and refining your manufacturing processes for unmatched competitiveness.


Gael Beaulieu - Senior Industry Advisor

Certified SIRI Assessor


Download the Manufacturing Transformation Insights Report Here 

Analysing 200 manufacturing facilities worldwide, this report offers a data-backed snapshot of global industrial transformation.

The Global Smart Industry  Readiness Index Initiative: Manufacturing Transformation  Insights Report 2022 WHITE PAPER FEBRUARY 2022


Schedule your SIRI Assessment today and walk away with a strategic, actionable plan that delivers real results, providing you with a master blueprint for true transformation.

  1. Bespoke Insights

    This isn't a one-size-fits-all affair. Get tailored insights that resonate with your unique challenges and ambitions.

  2. Strategic Benchmarking

    See where you stand in the grand chessboard of manufacturing - locally and globally.

  3. Actionable Strategies

    Walk away with more than just data. Get a clear, actionable roadmap showing what to focus on to succeed that leads to tangible results.

  4. Aligned Vision

    Guide your manufacturing leadership team towards a shared future vision for your operations

  5. Resource Optimisation

    Prevent wasting resources on technology solutions that are not going to deliver against your critical success factors.

  6. Innovative Solution Identification

    Quick, scalable solutions and improvement ideas will be identified that will deliver benefits towards your primary cost factors and priority KPIs