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Share Your Insights on Manufacturing Sustainability 4.0

The Manufacturing Leadership Council invites you to participate in this year's Manufacturing Sustainability 4.0 Research Project. The results of this survey will be published in the December 2017 issue of the Manufacturing Leadership Journal.
What are the key factors that are motivating manufacturing companies to embrace sustainable approaches to business operations, products, and production? How are manufacturing sust… http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/share-your-insights-manufacturing-sustainability-40/

CHINA JOURNAL: After the Trip, Reflections on China

After a 16-day, four-city trip to China, ML Council co-founder David R. Brousell reflects on what he saw and learned about China and the country's manufacturing direction.
Saturday, October 14, 2017 – After a 17-hour flight from Hong Kong, the last leg of our 16-day visit to China, we arrived in Boston early Monday morning on October 9, the flesh we… http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/china-journal-after-trip-reflections-china/

Europe Launches Digital Manufacturing Innovation Hub Network To Boost Industrial Digitization

In a bid to accelerate the European manufacturing industry’s journey to a digital future, the European Union’s Institute of Innovation and Technology’s digital division (EIT Digital) has launched a new initiative to provide European manufacturing companie…
In a bid to accelerate the European manufacturing industry’s journey to a digital future, the European Union’s Institute of Innovation and Technology’s digital division (EIT Digit… http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/europe-launches-digital-manufacturing-innovation-hub-network-boost-industrial-digitization/

CHINA JOURNAL: From Mass Production to Quality Global Brands

On the first day of the MIF2017 manufacturing conference in Tianjin, Chinese manufacturing executives say they are determined to change China's manufacturing image from a mass producer to one based on high quality brands.
Friday, September 29, 2017 – At about 8:30 yesterday morning I took a bus to go to the Meijiang Convention Center in Tianjin, a large, modern complex of exhibition halls and meeti… http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/china-journal-mass-production-quality-global-brands/

CHINA JOURNAL: Shanghai is the First Step on the Journey

David R. Brousell, the Co-founder of the Manufacturing Leadership Council, begins a 16-day trip to China, where he will speak at the MIF2017 manufacturing conference in Tianjin on the subject of Manufacturing 4.0.
Monday, September 25, 2017 – The American Airlines plane touched down at Pudong Airport in Shanghai at about 1:30 pm on Friday, nearly 30 minutes ahead of schedule. It was the… http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/china-journal-shanghai-first-step-journey/

Don’t Fool Yourself, Manufacturing 4.0 Means Exponential Change

We often hear that, when taking first steps on the digital transformation journey, manufacturers should start small, build on successes, and then expand the vision once results and credibility have been established. This seems like prudent advice. After…
We often hear that, when taking first steps on the digital transformation journey, manufacturers should start small, build on successes, and then expand the vision once results an… http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/dont-fool-yourself-manufacturing-40-means-exponential-change/

Plant Tour: At LAI, M4.0 is a Multi-Step Journey

Members of the Manufacturing Leadership Council last week toured LAI International's 75,000-square foot plant in Maine, and heard about how the manufacturer of precision-engineered parts devised its roadmap to Manufacturing 4.0.
For LAI International, the creation of a roadmap to Manufacturing 4.0 started with putting customers at the center of the company’s thinking. A motto grew out of this orientation:… http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/plant-tour-lai-m40-multi-step-journey/

Five Ways Manufacturing Execs Should Lead on Cybersecurity

The one piece of good news coming out of the recent WannaCry ransomeware attack, which infected over 200,000 computers worldwide and at least temporarily crippled hospitals, shops, and schools, is that it does not appear to have directly targeted the con…
The one piece of good news coming out of  the recent WannaCry ransomeware attack, which infected over 200,000 computers worldwide and at least temporarily crippled hospitals, shop… http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/five-ways-manufacturing-execs-should-lead-cybersecurity/

Can Under Armour Reinvent Customized Innovation with Manufacturing 4.0 Approach?

Sportswear maker Under Armour has come up with a new, Manufacturing 4.0-inspired, customized manufacturing model based on a powerful combination of creative design, rapid innovation, extensive digital automation, in-house strategic partners, and local pro…
Sportswear maker Under Armour has come up with a new, Manufacturing 4.0-inspired, customized manufacturing model based on a powerful combination of creative design, rapid innovati… http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/can-under-armour-reinvent-customized-innovation-manufacturing-40-approach/

The IoT Standards World Readjusts

At the Manufacturing Leadership Council’s special “Manufacturing 4.0 in Action” event in Nuremberg, Germany, last November, a member of the audience raised the very pertinent question of standards in the M4.0 era.
At the Manufacturing Leadership Council’s special “Manufacturing 4.0 in Action” event in Nuremberg, Germany, last November, a member of the audience raised the very pertinent ques… http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/iot-standards-world-readjusts/

The “What’s In It For Me” of IoT

Change, change, and more radical change. That’s what’s occurring in the manufacturing industry, especially with the adoption of new technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) as part of Manufacturing 4.0, the next industrial revolution
Change, change, and more radical change. That’s what’s occurring in the manufacturing industry, especially with the adoption of new technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) as … http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/whats-it-me-iot/

Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2016

As the New Year begins, the editorial team at the Manufacturing Leadership Council offers its predictions for the year ahead. Contributors to this blog include David R. Brousell, Jeff Moad, Sankara Narayanan, and Paul Tate.
As the New Year begins, the editorial team at the Manufacturing Leadership Council offers its predictions for the year ahead. Contributors to this blog include David R. Brousell, … http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/manufacturing-trends-watch-2016/

ML Germany Panel: European Leaders Share Front-Line Insights Into Manufacturing 4.0

On the outskirts of the medieval Bavarian city of Nuremberg in southern Germany late last month, senior executives from leading European organizations shared their unique insights into the key issues emerging from the real-life application of Manufacturin…
On the outskirts of the medieval Bavarian city of Nuremberg in southern Germany late last month, senior executives from leading European organizations shared their unique insights… http://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/ml-germany-panel-european-leaders-share-front-line-insights-manufacturing-40/

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://sww.manufacturing-executive.com/leadership-playbook-manufacturing-40/

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