In conclusion, the Observatory data presented in this report demonstrate that automated lines are:
It should be underlined that all the advantages offered by an automated line can be reaped only if a project is approached in a holistic way. It would be mistake to approach a UTO project only from the technological angle. Other key aspects have to be taken into consideration, such as organization and, of course, customer orientation. This can be summarized by saying that UTO requires a redefinition of the business model.