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GE Opens ‘Brilliant Factory’ Export Hub in India

Last weekend, GE officially inaugurated an expansion to its 67-acre manufacturing plant in Chakan, near the western city of Pune in India, in the presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Perhaps one of the most interesting aspects of the new plant…
Popular Discussions While GE is actively seeking to reshore some of its production back home to the U.S. –– water heaters and refrigerators for example –– the company also has i… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/ge-opens-brilliant-factory-export-hub-india/

Move Over Cloud: Are Data Lakes the Key to Managing IoT Big Data?

GE has announced a joint development with industrial software company Pivotal to create what it calls “the first-ever industrial data lake approach” to help major manufacturing companies better access, analyse and store petabytes of industrial-strength Bi…
Popular Discussions GE CEO Jeff Immelt’s vision of ‘Brilliant Factories’ – using pervasive, real-time, complex data feeds from multiple factory tools, processes and assets to he… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/move-over-cloud-are-data-lakes-key-managing-iot-big-data/

Industry Giants Collaborate to Drive Internet of Things Revolution

GE, AT&T, Cisco Systems, Intel, IBM and the U.S. government have launched a new industry initiative in a bid to accelerate the development of critical open standards for the next technology revolution of cyber-physical systems -- known as The Internet of …
One of the key limitations with any technological revolution is the speed at which the key players find common ground among their innovative new technologies so they can all opera… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/blog/industry-giants-collaborate-drive-internet-things-revolution/

African Manufacturing: Unilever Plans New Plant in Ethiopia

European consumer products group Unilever is to set up a new manufacturing plant in Ethiopia later this year to serve Africa’s growing demand for its products. The move reflects the increasing attraction of the African continent to global manufacturers as…
Popular Discussions European consumer products group Unilever is to set up a new manufacturing plant in Ethiopia later this year to serve Africa’s growing demand for its p… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/african-manufacturing-unilever-plans-new-plant-ethiopia/

Could The Industrial Internet Actually Create More Manufacturing Jobs?

It may seem counter-intuitive at first sight, but a new report from GE suggests that the greater adoption of industrial Internet technologies will not only transform the manufacturing workplace, but will also create new jobs connecting increasingly intell…
Popular Discussions It may seem counter-intuitive at first sight, but a new report from GE suggests that the greater adoption of industrial Internet technologies will not only t… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/could-industrial-internet-actually-create-more-manufacturing-jobs/

Six Sigma in Decline?

Recently I came across an interesting blog by an engineering manager and Six Sigma black belt who suggested that, for a variety of reasons, interest in Six Sigma continuous improvement methods among manufacturing companies is waning.
Recently I came across an interesting blog by an engineering manager and Six Sigma black belt who suggested that, for a variety of reasons, interest in Six Sigma continuous improv… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/six-sigma-decline/

Clean Tech Manufacturing: The Big Boys Move In

It looks like larger enterprises and investors are beginning to pour resources into solar panel manufacturing and other clean tech business ventures.
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Is Predictive Analytics the Next Wave?

Increasingly we speak with manufacturers that are attempting to shift from preventative maintenance to predictive maintenance and diagnostics in an effort to maximize equipment utilization.
Increasingly we speak with manufacturers that are attempting to shift from preventative maintenance to predictive maintenance and diagnostics in an effort to maximize equipment ut… http://gil-ebents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/predictive-analytics-next-wave/

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