The vulnerabilities of Manufacturing sector exposed by the pandemic have prompted calls for rebooting &  reconstituting the production capabilities of our Manufacturing sector. As challenges with regard to managing the labour and skilled manpower intensifies and Industry charters its way into a phase which is difficult to predict, COVID-19 has significantly shifted Industry sentiment towards technologies wherein Automation and Artificial Intelligence, are going to hold the key for creating sustainable business models. Our 4th edition of Conference on Achieving Excellence In Manufacturing will be an opportunity for Industry to understand present day challenges of dealing with the HR & Labour related issues and, how new age tools of  Automation can help Industry adapt to flexible manufacturing, reduce wastages and overcome supply chain and manpower constraints.