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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://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-leadership-council-releases-new-critical-issues-agenda-20172018/

2017 Manufacturing Leadership Awards Program Honors Trailblazers of Industry Transformation

On June 14, at the 13th Annual Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Awards Gala, produced by Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council, top honors were presented to Industry 4.0 founding father Dr. Detlef Zühlke who was named Manufacturing Leader of th…
On June 14, at the 13th Annual Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Awards Gala, produced by Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council, top honors were presented to Industr… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/2017-manufacturing-leadership-awards-program-honors-trailblazers-industry-transformation/

Making Manufacturing Easier for the Makers

Ayah Bdeir and her five-year-old company, littleBits, have become stars of the maker movement by emphasizing simplicity and ease-of-use. The company, which makes color-coded, interchangeable parts that snap together to form ready-to-use electronic circuit…
Ayah Bdeir and her five-year-old company, littleBits, have become stars of the maker movement by emphasizing simplicity and ease-of-use. The company, which makes color-coded, inte… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/making-manufacturing-easier-makers/

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://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-leaderships-new-critical-issues-focus-manufacturing-40/

ML Council Explores Strategies for Accelerating Innovation and Supply Chain Performance at Flex Plant Tour

Last week, members of the Manufacturing Leadership Council gathered in Milpitas, CA, to tour the campus of electronics manufacturing services company Flex (formerly Flextronics) and to learn from each other how to accelerate innovation and speed up their …
In a world of mobile access to ubiquitous e-commerce sites and free overnight shipping, consumers have come to expect practically unlimited product choice and nearly instant grati… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/ml-council-explores-strategies-accelerating-innovation-and-supply-chain-performance-flex-plant-tour/

Study: U.S. Manufacturers Trail Offshore Competitors on Innovation, Strategic Planning

U.S. manufacturers are falling behind offshore competitors when it comes to the breadth and formality of their innovation initiatives, according to a recent survey by accounting and consulting firm McGladrey.
Popular Discussions U.S. manufacturers are falling behind offshore competitors when it comes to the breadth and formality of their innovation initiatives, according to a recent … http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/discussion/study-us-manufacturers-trail-offshore-competitors-innovation-strategic-planning/

U.S. Launches New Photonics Manufacturing Innovation Institute with 124 Partners

The U.S. Department of Defense has announced the formation of a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute focusing on the development of advanced Integrated Photonics technologies. Photonics allow the use of light particles to carry information and images to…
Popular Discussions The U.S. Department of Defense has announced the formation of a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute focusing on the development of advanced Integrated Pho… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/discussion/us-launches-new-photonics-manufacturing-innovation-institute-124-partners/

Are Changing Business Models the Key to Manufacturing’s Future?

If manufacturing leaders hope to be ready for the major transformational shifts that lie ahead over the next few years, they will need to adopt business models that are a lot more collaborative and agile and that boost their ability to innovate.
If manufacturing leaders hope to be ready for the major transformational shifts that lie ahead over the next few years, they will need to adopt business models that are a lot more… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/are-changing-business-models-key-manufacturings-future/

Can Manufacturing Incubators Help Drive the Next Wave of Manufacturing?

If you want to start up a new hi-tech software business, all you really need is a powerful laptop, a fast network connection, a desk (and even that’s optional), and a good idea. Easy, right? But if you want to start up an innovative new manufacturing busi…
Popular Discussions If you want to start up a new hi-tech software business, all you really need is a powerful laptop, a fast network connection, a desk (and even that’s optiona… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/discussion/can-manufacturing-incubators-help-drive-next-wave-manufacturing/

Dow Chemical and GE CEO Among Top Winners At Manufacturing Leadership Awards Celebration

At the 11th annual Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Awards ceremony, produced by the Manufacturing Leadership Community, part of Frost & Sullivan, standout companies and individuals received top honors for their breakthrough achievements.
CARLSBAD, Calif—June 5, 2014— At the 11th annual Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Awards ceremony, produced by the Manufacturing Leadership Community, part of Frost & Sullivan, s… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/dow-chemical-and-ge-ceo-among-top-winners-manufacturing-leadership-awards-celebration/

Where Do You Stand on ‘Net Neutrality’?

Are the Federal Communication Commission’s new ‘net neutrality’ rules governing the Internet a good thing or a bad thing for manufacturers?
Are the Federal Communication Commission’s new ‘net neutrality’ rules governing the Internet a good thing or a bad thing for manufacturers? At first blush, some manufacturers m… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/where-do-you-stand-net-neutrality/

2015 Manufacturing Leadership Award Winners Announced

Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Council today recognized world-class manufacturing companies and individual leaders as winners of the 2015 Manufacturing Leadership Awards.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Mar. 3, 2015 — Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Council today recognized world-class manufacturing companies and individual leaders as … http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/2015-manufacturing-leadership-award-winners-announced/

Brooklyn’s Heights Of Fashion: New Manufacturing and Innovation Hub Gets $3.5m Boost

Down by the waterfront in Brooklyn, NY, stands the Liberty View Industrial Plaza in Sunset Park. Some of its floors are currently unoccupied. But not for long. By this time next year, they could be swathed in brightly colored fabric, bristling with wearab…
Popular Discussions Down by the waterfront in Brooklyn, NY, stands the Liberty View Industrial Plaza in Sunset Park. Some of its floors are currently unoccupied. But not for lon… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/discussion/brooklyns-heights-fashion-new-manufacturing-and-innovation-hub-gets-35m-boost/

Are You Ready For Manufacturing Day: Oct 3?

On October 3rd, the U.S. manufacturing industry will have another chance to showcase its achievements and prowess during this year’s Manufacturing Day.
Popular Discussions Attracting the next generation of workers into the manufacturing industry has been a long-time challenge for both government agencies and manufacturing compa… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/discussion/are-you-ready-manufacturing-day-oct-3/

AAM Plant Tour: Don’t Underestimate Incremental Innovation, Says ML Council

Breakthrough innovation is what keeps you ahead of the curve. But the message from members of the Manufacturing Leadership Council, who convened earlier this week to discuss the many dimensions of innovation as part of a special plant tour at American Axl…
The idea of coming up with a breakthrough innovation that can create competitive advantage captivates many companies these days. The success that companies such as Apple, Amazon, … http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/aam-plant-tour-dont-underestimate-incremental-innovation-says-ml-council/

Are We Expecting Too Little from Lean?

Most manufacturers’ lean initiatives lack an overall design or strategy and, therefore, end up focusing on isolated, incremental operational improvement projects that are difficult to sustain and take years to produce significant results. Instead, the ult…
Popular Discussions Most manufacturers’ lean initiatives lack an overall design or strategy and, therefore, end up focusing on isolated, incremental operational improvemen… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/discussion/are-we-expecting-too-little-lean/

Designing for the ‘Internet of Things’

The high tech industry and its supporting cast of research firms and consultancies are all abuzz these days with the idea of the “Internet of Things”. The trend they think they have identified is that every conceivable physical object in the world will li…
The high tech industry and its supporting cast of research firms and consultancies are all abuzz these days with the idea of the “Internet of Things”. The trend they think they ha… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/designing-internet-things/

Tesla’s Move to Open Patent Portfolio: Inspired or Foolish?

When is a manufacturer’s patent portfolio more valuable in the public domain than protected behind firewalls and lawyers? When, as open intellectual property, it has the potential to disrupt existing markets and create new ones. At least that is Tesla Mo…
Popular Discussions When is a manufacturer’s patent portfolio more valuable in the public domain than protected behind firewalls and lawyers? When, as open intellectual pr… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/discussion/teslas-move-open-patent-portfolio-inspired-or-foolish/

GM Carves Out Space for Innovation

Most manufacturing engineers live in a very predictable, repeatable world. Standardized work is the goal, and engineers work very hard to eliminate exceptions. So how can you encourage engineers on your team to break away from standard ways of thinking an…
Most manufacturing engineers live in a very predictable, repeatable world. Standardized work is the goal, and engineers work very hard to eliminate exceptions. So how can you enco… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/blog/gm-carves-out-space-innovation/

Looking For Growth? U.S., U.K. and China Top Manufacturing Sector Target List

A new global survey, released today, reveals that many global companies see the U.S., the U.K. and China as the top three target markets for future manufacturing sales growth in the year ahead.
Popular Discussions A new global survey, released today, reveals that many global companies see the U.S., the U.K. and China as the top three target markets for future manufactu… http://ml100awards.gilcommunity.com/discussion/looking-growth-us-uk-and-china-top-manufacturing-sector-target-list/

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