Intelligent manufacturing is a human-machine integrated intelligent system composed of intelligent machines and human experts. Using CiteSpace as a tool, the paper analyzes and visualizes the intelligent manufacturing related literatures collected by Web of Science, summarizes the research status of intelligent manufacturing in recent years, and elaborates on the research hotspots in this field in recent years; The "Advanced Manufacturing Partner Program" strategy, Germany proposed the "Industry 4.0" plan, the European Union promulgated the "Digital European Industrial Plan" and the "China Made 2025" issued by China, summed up the problems faced by the intelligent manufacturing industry at this stage and made corresponding suggestions.