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Manufacturing Leadership Council Releases New Critical Issues Agenda for 2017/2018

The Manufacturing Leadership Council encourages industrial leaders to grasp the competitive opportunities of Manufacturing 4.0 digital technologies, collaborative structures, enterprise-wide innovation, and sustainable production strategies to drive futur…
The Manufacturing Leadership Council (MLC), the world’s foremost executive leadership organization dedicated to driving transformational growth for the world’s manufacturing compa… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-leadership-council-releases-new-critical-issues-agenda-20172018/

New “Factory of the Future” Study Foresees Dramatic Changes by 2030

The transformative effects of four global megatrends are interacting to reshape the vision of tomorrow’s factory, according to a newly-released study by Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council. (https://go.frost.com/forms/mlc_fof)
The transformative effects of four global megatrends are interacting to reshape the vision of tomorrow’s factory, according to a newly-released study by Frost & Sullivan’s Man… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/new-factory-future-study-foresees-dramatic-changes-2030/

Trump Panel: New Administration Must Embrace Comprehensive Strategy to Bolster U.S. Manufacturing

The incoming Trump Administration must move beyond one-off “name and shame” actions aimed at influencing large, global manufacturers to preserve domestic production and, instead, develop an aggressive and comprehensive manufacturing strategy focusing on t…
The incoming Trump Administration must move beyond one-off “name and shame” actions aimed at influencing large, global manufacturers to preserve domestic production and, instead, … http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/trump-panel-new-administration-must-embrace-comprehensive-strategy-bolster-us-manufacturing/

GE Plant Tour: Shaping the Factory of the Future

Nearly 100 members of the Manufacturing Leadership Council gathered in Greenville, South Carolina last week to see first-hand how General Electric’s 1.5-million square foot heavy duty gas turbine factory is embracing digitization.
Nearly 100 members of the Manufacturing Leadership Council gathered in Greenville, South Carolina last week to see first-hand how General Electric’s 1.5-million square foot heavy … http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/ge-plant-tour-shaping-factory-future/

Connectivity is Emerging Theme at Jefferies Industrial Conference

Manufacturing company executives say that a technology trend that will contribute to their growth is connectivity and the use of the information that is generated from it.
I traveled to New York City last week to attend the 12th Jefferies Industrial Conference, an annual investment gathering that drew 140 participating manufacturing companies from s… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/connectivity-emerging-theme-jefferies-industrial-conference/

Green Manufacturers Are Taking the LEED

Perhaps one of the most uncharted implications of the journey to Manufacturing 4.0 is how new digital technologies, pervasive sensor networks, lean production models, smart products, and advanced new materials can help the global manufacturing industry ac…
Perhaps one of the most uncharted implications of the journey to Manufacturing 4.0 is how new digital technologies, pervasive sensor networks, lean production models, smart produc… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/green-manufacturers-are-taking-leed/

Manufacturing 4.0 on the Rise

A year ago, organizers of the massive industrial trade show Hannover Fair released the results of a survey showing that, despite a rising chorus of attention devoted to the topic, Industry 4.0 was a subject of conversation at only 50% of manufacturers. Ke…
A year ago, organizers of the massive industrial trade show Hannover Fair released the results of a survey showing that, despite a rising chorus of attention devoted to the topic,… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-40-rise/

A Leadership Playbook for Manufacturing 4.0

Manufacturing executives believe that the new Manufacturing 4.0 era of cyber-physical systems, digitization and information-driven factories will require a major change in leadership approach and skills, but many believe their current executive teams may …
Stay in Touch               Not a Council Member? Click HERE to find out more about the Manufacturing Leadership Council By David R. Brousell The recent history of … http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/leadership-playbook-manufacturing-40/

Manufacturing Leadership’s New “Critical Issues” Focus on Manufacturing 4.0

Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council, the member-driven global business network for senior industrial executives, has identified a new set of six Critical Issues facing the manufacturing industry for 2015/2016. This year, the Council’s Crit…
Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council, the member-driven global business network for senior industrial executives, has identified a new set of six Critical Issue… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-leaderships-new-critical-issues-focus-manufacturing-40/

Is the Future of Robotics Modular?

Modbot Founder Adam Ellison presents his vision of the future of robotics in manufacturing--think modular, ubiquitous, and connected.
Popular Discussions Adam Ellison, who founded modular robot maker Modbot, thinks the robotics industry is ripe for disruption. At the Manufacturing Leadership Summit's final aft… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/future-robotics-modular/

Participate in the Factories of the Future Survey

The pace of business is speeding up, and the rate of technological change is so great that many companies have a hard time keeping up. Planning becomes more difficult in such an environment, which is why manufacturers need as much data as they can get now…
Popular Discussions The pace of business is speeding up, and the rate of technological change is so great that many companies have a hard time keeping up. Planning becomes more … http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/participate-factories-future-survey/

Developing Breakthrough Materials to Produce Better Products Faster

Aziz Asphahani, President and CEO of QuesTek Innovations LLC, showed the manufacturing executives at the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Summit, held this week in Palm Beach, Fla., how his company has used Integrated Computational Materials Engineering, or …
Popular Discussions Aziz Asphahani, President and CEO of QuesTek Innovations LLC, showed the manufacturing executives at the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Summit, held this week… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/developing-breakthrough-materials-produce-better-products-faster/

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://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/could-industrial-internet-actually-create-more-manufacturing-jobs/

Manufacturing Leadership Council Announces 2013/2014 'Critical Issues' Agenda: New Focus on Cybersecurity and Advocacy

The Manufacturing Leadership Council and its Board of Governors have established a new Critical Issues Agenda for the manufacturing industry for 2013/2014. The new Critical Issues agenda anticipates and identifies the most important issues facing the manu…
The Manufacturing Leadership Council and its Board of Governors have established a new Critical Issues Agenda for the manufacturing industry for 2013/2014. The new Critical Issues… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-leadership-council-announces-20133014-critical-issues-agenda-new-focus-cybersecurity-and-advocacy/

3D Printing Could Be the Death Knell for the Manufacturing Industry

My colleague David Brousell is preparing a survey on the “Factories of the Future,” a topic of great interest among readers of Manufacturing Executive and members of its Manufacturing Leadership Council. One of the survey’s questions asks respondents to d…
My colleague David Brousell is preparing a survey on the “Factories of the Future,” a topic of great interest among readers of Manufacturing Executive and members of i… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/3d-printing-could-be-death-knell-manufacturing-industry/

Future Energy: Will Air Help You Power Your Future Factory?

A special summit of energy scientists and engineers was held in the UK last week by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers to explore the latest developments in the use of normal air as a low-cost energy storage medium.
A special summit of energy scientists and engineers was held in the UK last week by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers to explore the latest developments in the use of normal a… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/future-energy-will-air-help-you-power-your-future-factory/

The Future of Our Cars

On the occasion of California Governor Jerry Brown signing a driverless car law, I thought I’d share an open letter to the insurance industry about the implications of this brave new world of robotic chauffeurs:
Popular Discussions On the occasion of California Governor Jerry Brown signing a driverless car law, I thought I’d share an open letter to the insurance industry abou… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/future-our-cars/

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/

GM Shuns IT Outsourcing, But How Will It Manage Its Cars?

Recently, Information Week published a fascinating glimpse into the IT department at the world’s second-largest automaker. Under the direction of CIO Randy Mott, GM expects to invert its model of IT management, moving from 90% outsourced work to 90% handl…
Recently, Information Week published a fascinating glimpse into the IT department at the world’s second-largest automaker. Under the direction of CIO Randy Mott, GM exp… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/gm-shuns-it-outsourcing-how-will-it-manage-its-cars/

Dialogue: McLaren's Flexible Factory

British automotive company McLaren is heading for the fast lane of the world’s luxury car market with an innovative new sports car design. McLaren’s new purpose-built production facility, with Alan Foster in charge, is based on a forward-thinking operatio…
British automotive company McLaren is heading for the fast lane of the world’s luxury car market with an innovative new sports car design. McLaren’s new purpose-built … http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/dialogue-mclarens-flexible-factory/

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