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Future Factories: What Will They Look Like?

During the most recent meeting of the Manufacturing Leadership Council, manufacturing executives across a range of industries weighed in on the future of their factories, and considered whether revolutionary change is in store for their manufacturing site…
During the most recent meeting of the Manufacturing Leadership Council, manufacturing executives across a range of industries weighed in on the future of their factories, and cons… http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/future-factories-what-will-they-look/

Factories of the Future: Is Revolutionary Change Ahead?

For many Council members, the designs and capabilities of their factories are being driven by the need to satisfy rapidly evolving customer requirements.
A Recap of the October 16, 2012 Manufacturing Leadership Council Call Participants: John Gagel, Lexmark Ron Tarter, Flextronics Val Zanchuk, Graphicast David Robinson, Tusco … http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/factories-future-revolutionary-change-ahead/

Visionary Innovation? Focus On The Space Between Industries

“Seventy five per cent of truly great innovative ideas come from that white space between different industries”, argues David Frigstad, chairman of global research and consultancy group Frost & Sullivan. “Take the convergence of computers and cell phones …
“Seventy five per cent of truly great innovative ideas come from that white space between different industries”, argues David Frigstad, chairman of global research and… http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/visionary-innovation-focus-space-between-industries/

3D Printing: Manufacturing A New Home In 20 Hours

Scaling up transformative 3D printing technology to manufacture more than just spare parts and extra limbs for biomedical applications, is still very much a goal rather than a reality. But if one impressive presentation at a recent TED conference is anyt…
Scaling up transformative 3D printing technology to manufacture more than just spare parts and extra limbs for biomedical applications, is still very much a goal rather than a rea… http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/3d-printing-manufacturing-new-home-20-hours/

The Maker Movement: Manufacturing Friend or Foe?

Hail to the tinkerers. To the kids who grew up tearing down VCRs and jerry-rigging pay phones. To those with a knack for creative destruction, and a desire to see their ideas take physical form. They of restless mind and fiddling fingers.
Hail to the tinkerers. To the kids who grew up tearing down VCRs and jerry-rigging pay phones. To those with a knack for creative destruction, and a desire to see their ideas take… http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/maker-movement-manufacturing-friend-or-foe/

Manufacturing Innovation: Can A National Innovation Network Make A Difference?

Do you think President Obama’s proposal last week to set up a National Manufacturing Innovation Network to give US manufacturers access to new, cutting-edge capabilities and equipment can make US industry more competitive in global markets?
Do you think President Obama’s proposal last week to set up a National Manufacturing Innovation Network to give US manufacturers access to new, cutting-edge capabilities and… http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/manufacturing-innovation-can-national-innovation-network-mak/

Additive Manufacturing: Can It Bring Manufacturing Home?

Sometimes a new technology comes along, or reaches a critical stage of maturity, and then rapidly transforms an entire industry. The jet engine. The mobile phone. The electric car. There’s a long list. Additive manufacturing – a production technique usi…
Sometimes a new technology comes along, or reaches a critical stage of maturity, and then rapidly transforms an entire industry. The jet engine. The mobile phone. The electric … http://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/additive-manufacturing-can-it-bring-manufacturing-home/

Additive Manufacturing: Boom Time for 3D Printing

The impressive techniques of additive manufacturing (AM), where advanced lasers are used to ‘print’ solid prototypes, products and components from loose composite materials, is on a roll it seems. 2010 saw a substantial 37.4 per cent increase in industri…
Related Articles Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Stay in Touch               Not a Council Member? Click HERE to find out more about the Manufacturing Leadership… http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/additive-manufacturing-boom-time-3d-printing/

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