The white paper by Sirris delves into Manufacturing-as-a-Service (MaaS), highlighting its emergence as a game-changer in supplier competition through digitization and production capacity bundling. It explores how SMEs can navigate this shift, emphasizing the rapid demand for quotes and the benefits of online services for customized production. Addressing the competitive advantages and potential strategies for SMEs, the document offers insights into leveraging MaaS, focusing on automation, technology, and marketplace participation to stay ahead.