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Manufacturing in China: Is It Hollowing Out?

Much has been written in recent months about reshoring which is being driven, in part, by rising labor costs in China and increasing transportation costs. In fact, at least one writer has recently gone so far as to predict that China will become the next …
Popular Discussions Much has been written in recent months about reshoring which is being driven, in part, by rising labor costs in China and increasing transportation costs. In… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/manufacturing-china-it-hollowing-out/

The Promise of the Industrial Internet

Instrumented, intelligent machines, coupled with advanced, predictive analytics and mobile and cloud-based technologies are poised to bring new levels of efficiency to a wide range of industrial environments, driving a surge in productivity that will be c…
Instrumented, intelligent machines, coupled with advanced, predictive analytics and mobile and cloud-based technologies are poised to bring new levels of efficiency to a wide rang… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/promise-industrial-internet/

Manufacturing in China: Labor Unrest Rises

As the growth of China's economy begins to slow, many manufacturers there are reportedly facing a rash of strikes and labor unrest, as workers react to employer efforts to reduce costs.
As the growth of China's economy begins to slow, many manufacturers there are reportedly facing a rash of strikes and labor unrest, as workers react to employer efforts to reduce … https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/manufacturing-china-labor-unrest-rises/

As China's Costs Rise, Will We See a Manufacturing Resurgence in the US?

There's been an assumption that, as wages and other manufacturing costs in China rise relative to the rest of the world, manufacturers there will attempt to retain their cost advantages by increasingly investing in automation to improve productivity. A( r…
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Are Family-Friendly Workplace Practices Good for the Bottom Line?

How much should your manufacturing company invest in family-friendly workplace practices (FFWP) such as child care subsidies, job-sharing, and work schedule flexibility?
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