XAI models are essential in enabling businesses to make data-driven decisions more efficiently and effectively.

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become integral to modern manufacturing processes, enabling increased efficiency, productivity, and automation.

The ethics implications of AI and machine learning are becoming increasingly relevant due to their implementations across several sectors. This is the case also for their application to the manufacturing domain, which is still a quite new application of AI technology.

Name: Javier Colomer Barberá Job title: New Technologies Engineer Organization: Ford Motor Company Bio: Javier Colomer is a Telecommunications Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

As manufacturing organizations are embracing the Industry 4.0 initiative that is revolutionizing the manufacturing sector towards the realization of smart factories, the adoption rate of technologies related to Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, and analytics is also growing.

Explainable AI: a key to trust and acceptance of AI-based decision support systems Artificial intelligence is often based on complex algorithms and