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The Global View: Reshoring Means Jobs in Factory Automation and Supply Chain Management

The reshoring trend that appears to be gaining momentum is a natural response to the need to balance the global capacity for manufacturing based on total costs. Like any system, the global manufacturing ecosystem tends to seek a steady state. Changes in l…
Popular Blogs The reshoring trend that appears to be gaining momentum is a natural response to the need to balance the global capacity for manufacturing based on total costs. Li… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-view-reshoring-means-jobs-factory-automation-and-supp/

A Look at What Moved Us in 2012

Manufacturers have much on their minds as they enter 2013: staying off cliffs, forecasting demand in a mercurial economy, hiring employees to fill what everyone hopes will be a landslide of orders. We at Manufacturing Executive sit at an interesting nexus…
Manufacturers have much on their minds as they enter 2013: staying off cliffs, forecasting demand in a mercurial economy, hiring employees to fill what everyone hopes will be a la… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/look-what-moved-us-2012/

The Global View: Don’t Re-Shore the “Factory-Within-a-Factory” Concept

I first heard the term “factory-within-a-factory” while helping to automate the assembly of pagers at Motorola. You—unlike my kids—remember pagers, the advanced technology that predated cellphones.
I first heard the term “factory-within-a-factory” while helping to automate the assembly of pagers at Motorola. You—unlike my kids—remember pagers, the adv… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-view-dont-re-shore-factory-within-factory-concept/

American Products Gain Cachet in China

An interesting inversion is occurring in the manufacturing world. The history is long, but the math is simple: Decades ago, China set out to become a manufacturing powerhouse. It built itself into a factory for the world, eventually selling billions of do…
An interesting inversion is occurring in the manufacturing world. The history is long, but the math is simple: Decades ago, China set out to become a manufacturing powerhouse. It … http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/american-products-gain-cachet-china/

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