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India Seeks Japanese Funding For New Manufacturing Zones

India’s national manufacturing policy to create a series of special manufacturing zones resulting in 100 million new manufacturing jobs by 2025 Can India’s National Manufacturing Policy Create 100m Jobs? needs lots of funding – and Japan is among the nati…
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The Global View: The Spy Who Liked Me

I have had the pleasure of working with many Japanese companies that have offices and factories in the U.S. and Europe. If you have worked for a Japanese firm or had a Japanese firm as a customer or vendor, you may have noticed that the local business uni…
I have had the pleasure of working with many Japanese companies that have offices and factories in the U.S. and Europe. If you have worked for a Japanese firm or had a Japanese fi… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-view-spy-who-liked-me/

Caterpillar Reshores Japanese Production Back Home: Part Of A Trend?

Caterpillar, the world’s largest heavy equipment maker, plans to bring 1,000 manufacturing jobs back to North America by moving production of some of its global product lines out of Japan.
Caterpillar, the world’s largest heavy equipment maker, plans to bring 1,000 manufacturing jobs back to North America by moving production of some of its global product line… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/caterpillar-reshores-japanese-production-back-home-part-tren/

The Global View: The Fallacy of ‘When in Rome...’

Sometimes we are taught things as children that need to be questioned again when we become adults. I have recently been forced to re-examine the bromide, "When in Rome, do as the Romans do." Like all sayings of sage advice passed down across the ages, thi…
Sometimes we are taught things as children that need to be questioned again when we become adults. I have recently been forced to re-examine the bromide, "When in Rome, do as the … http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-view-fallacy-when-rome/

Record Year For Industrial Machinery: Are You Investing?

The recent economic downturn hit the global industrial machinery business hard as manufacturers around the world slashed back on equipment renewal projects and trimmed investment budgets. Traditionally long lead times for such capital-intensive factory au…
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Us Against the World

When an offshore manufacturer uses government subsidies or support to sell its products in the U.S. or another country at prices below what it charges in its home market, or in quantities that can’t be explained by normal market competition, it’s called d…
When an offshore manufacturer uses government subsidies or support to sell its products in the U.S. or another country at prices below what it charges in its home market, or in qu… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/us-against-world/

Asia’s Manufacturing Growth Slows Down

Recently-released figures from a number of government agencies and industry sources suggest that Asia’s break-neck manufacturing growth has begun to slow down over the past few months.
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Lesson from Japan Disaster: Infrastructure Matters

The disaster in Japan has once again highlighted how much increasingly global supply chains depend on sound infrastructure. Long after the shaking has stopped and radiation levels have been contained, Japan will be struggling to rebuild roads, telecommuni…
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Japanese Manufacturers Predict 3-Month Downturn

The aftermath of the Japanese disaster and continuing nuclear fears will have a severe impact on the Japanese manufacturing sector for at least the next three months, according to a new survey among leading Japanese manufacturers.
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Japan Crisis Creates SC Aftershocks

The devastation and tragedy unleashed on Japan by a trio of domino-like forces—an earthquake, then a tsunami, and finally a nuclear meltdown—is now beginning to topple global supply chains. The immediate effect on U.S. companies with operations in Japan w…
The devastation and tragedy unleashed on Japan by a trio of domino-like forces—an earthquake, then a tsunami, and finally a nuclear meltdown—is now beginning to toppl… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/japan-crisis-creates-sc-aftershocks/

Does the Japan Disaster Validate or Refute the Value of Pull-Based Manufacturing?

In the wake of the quake/tsunami/nuclear disaster in Japan, a debate has broken out about pull-based supply chains, or what we used to call just-in-time manufacturing. On one side, critics say the disaster has exposed the risks lurking behind the lean, in…
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Does GM's Japanese Parts Shortage Herald More Plant Closures?

GM said today (March 17) it has been forced to close one of its truck plants in Shreveport, Louisiana due to the sudden shortage of Japanese-made parts resulting from the disruption caused by the massive quake and tsunami in Japan's North East last Friday…
GM said today (March 17) it has been forced to close one of its truck plants in Shreveport, Louisiana due to the sudden shortage of Japanese-made parts resulting from the disrupti… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/does-gms-japanese-parts-shortage-herald-more-plant-closures/

Lesson from Japan Disaster: Infrastructure Matters

The disaster in Japan has once again highlighted how much increasingly global supply chains depend on sound infrastructure. Long after the shaking has stopped and radiation levels have been contained, Japan will be struggling to rebuild roads, telecommuni…
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Japanese Earthquake Highlights Global Risk for Manufacturing

While Japan’s emergency services urgently assess the damage and continue rescue operations after the devastating 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami in the country’s North East, our immediate thoughts and condolences are with all the people and families …
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Is 2011 the Year of Change?

Looking forward to 2011? So, how do you rate your business prospects for the year ahead? Are you optimistic? Cautious? Concerned? Ready for anything? 2011 certainly begins with the welcoming sounds of optimism from across the global manufacturing sector.…
Looking forward to 2011? So, how do you rate your business prospects for the year ahead? Are you optimistic? Cautious? Concerned? Ready for anything? 2011 certainly begins with… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/2011-year-change/

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