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Digitization: Pick Your Shots, But Don’t Miss the Big Picture

One of the more interesting findings from the Manufacturing Leadership Council’s Factories of the Future (http://bit.ly/188uFh2 ) project this year is what manufacturers are saying about digitizing their business processes.A strong majority, 59.4%, say th…
One of the more interesting findings from the Manufacturing Leadership Council’s Factories of the Future (http://bit.ly/188uFh2 ) project this year is what manufacturers are… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/blog/digitization-pick-your-shots-dont-miss-big-picture/

A Sneak Peak into Manufacturing’s Future

The most recent gathering of the Manufacturing Leadership Council cast a spotlight on the future of manufacturing. The topic has been a perennial focus for the executives on the Council, who must steer their companies toward an exciting yet uncertain hori…
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Manufacturing Executives: Victims of Group Think

Apple is the latest company to join the U.S. reshoring parade, with CEO Tim Cook announcing that the technology titan will manufacture one of its Mac computers in the country in 2013.
Apple is the latest company to join the U.S. reshoring parade, with CEO Tim Cook announcing that the technology titan will manufacture one of its Mac computers in the country in 2… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/manufacturing-executives-victims-group-think/

Million-Dollar Idea: Kinecting with Your Feet

Nike is busy (revolutionizing footwear manufacturing, according to a recent BusinessWeek article. With its new Flynit technology, Nike says it can asemble a running sneaker from just three pieces: the sole, the tongue, and the "upper." Compare that to the…
Nike is busy revolutionizing footwear manufacturing, according to a recent BusinessWeek article. With its new Flynit technology, Nike says it can asemble a running sneaker fr… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/million-dollar-idea-kinecting-your-feet/

Additive Manufacturing: Can It Bring Manufacturing Home?

Sometimes a new technology comes along, or reaches a critical stage of maturity, and then rapidly transforms an entire industry. The jet engine. The mobile phone. The electric car. There’s a long list. Additive manufacturing – a production technique usi…
Sometimes a new technology comes along, or reaches a critical stage of maturity, and then rapidly transforms an entire industry. The jet engine. The mobile phone. The electric … http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/blog/additive-manufacturing-can-it-bring-manufacturing-home/

Inventory and the Economy

As the world’s economies try to sort out their future direction, manufacturers are struggling with forecasts and operations plans, trying to figure out the best path to follow. If demand is faltering, inventories should be trimmed and production held stea…
As the world’s economies try to sort out their future direction, manufacturers are struggling with forecasts and operations plans, trying to figure out the best path to foll… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/blog/inventory-and-economy/

Creating the Factories of the Future - August 23rd Council Call: Register Now

Join the next Manufacturing Leadership Council Call, Creating the Factories of the Future - Tuesday, August 23rd, 11:00 am EST.
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Is The Automation Gap Changing The West’s Outsourcing Approach?

As products become increasingly more complex to produce and manage, manufacturers in developed nations, and across many sectors, are looking increasingly for deeper, collaborative relationships with their global outsourcing partners, rather than just high…
As products become increasingly more complex to produce and manage, manufacturers in developed nations, and across many sectors, are looking increasingly for deeper, collaborative… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/automation-gap-changing-wests-outsourcing-approach1/

Is The Automation Gap Changing The West’s Outsourcing Approach?

As products become increasingly more complex to produce and manage, manufacturers in developed nations, and across many sectors, are looking increasingly for deeper, collaborative relationships with their global outsourcing partners, rather than just high…
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Is Manufacturing in China Slowing Down?

The Chinese government’s attempts to pull back its raging economy seem to be working, and now appear to be slowing down expansion in the nation’s manufacturing sector too.
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Is Continuous Manufacturing Pharma’s Next Big Thing?

Leading pharma companies including GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Genzyme are lining up alongside other industrial organizations to support a new continuous manufacturing research project that will gather researchers and scientists from seven U…
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Navigating Sustainable Supply Chain Management in China Takes a Keen Eye & Business Sense

2010 marked a watershed moment in supply chain sourcing among worldwide manufacturers and retailers. Sustainability observers and practitioners read nearly weekly announcements of yet another major manufacturer or retailer setting the bar for greener supp…
2010 marked a watershed moment in supply chain sourcing among worldwide manufacturers and retailers. Sustainability observers and practitioners read nearly weekly announcements of… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/blog/navigating-sustainable-supply-chain-management-china-takes-keen-eye-business-sense/

Is Manufacturing Growth Showing Signs of Volatility?

Global manufacturing continued to grow in March, but the sector is now expanding at a slower rate than earlier highs this year.
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Is China Now The World’s Top Manufacturer? What About Productivity?

After a hundred years of global US dominance, dramatic details released by US-based researchers IHS Global Insight this week claim that China knocked the US off the top spot last year as the world’s largest manufacturing economy.
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Manufacturing Surges in the West: China Slows

More good news: manufacturing activity continued to surge in February on both sides of the Atlantic.
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OK You’ve Got The Strategy. But Can You Execute For Growth?

As growth returns to the global manufacturing sector, there’s a flurry of strategic plans emanating from Board Rooms across the industry as companies gear up for a better future. But it’s no good having the best manufacturing strategy in the world if you …
As growth returns to the global manufacturing sector, there’s a flurry of strategic plans emanating from Board Rooms across the industry as companies gear up for a better fu… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/ok-youve-got-strategy-can-you-execute-growth/

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