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Manufacturing in 2012: Complexity and its Consequences

A year ago, who would have predicted that the Arab Spring movement would eventually take out a string of Middle East potentates and inspire other mass uprisings in the US and Russia? Or the devastating and lasting effects that an earthquake/tsunami would…
A  year ago, who would have predicted that the Arab Spring movement would eventually take out a string of Middle East potentates and inspire other mass uprisings in the US an… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-2012-complexity-and-its-consequences/

What’s Driving Your Manufacturing Investment Plans for 2012?

Will global economic fears stop your company investing in new manufacturing technologies and tools next year? Or is now an ideal time to refresh your production base to make the most of market growth opportunities in 2012? 2011 was certain a strong year …
Will global economic fears stop your company investing in new manufacturing technologies and tools next year? Or is now an ideal time to refresh your production base to make the m… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/whats-driving-your-manufacturing-investment-plans-2012/

India Seeks Japanese Funding For New Manufacturing Zones

India’s national manufacturing policy to create a series of special manufacturing zones resulting in 100 million new manufacturing jobs by 2025 Can India’s National Manufacturing Policy Create 100m Jobs? needs lots of funding – and Japan is among the nati…
India’s national manufacturing policy to create a series of special manufacturing zones resulting in 100 million new manufacturing jobs by 2025 Can India’s National Ma… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/india-seeks-japanese-funding-new-manufacturing-zones/

Will Inshoring Create More Manufacturing Jobs in 2012?

“Asia has stolen our manufacturing jobs!” Sound familiar? It’s the kind of lingering lament you still hear at some Western manufacturing events - from Milan to Michigan, from Maine to Manchester.
“Asia has stolen our manufacturing jobs!” Sound familiar? It’s the kind of lingering lament you still hear at some Western manufacturing events - from Milan to M… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/will-inshoring-create-more-manufacturing-jobs-2012/

Conflict Minerals and Competition

One of the interesting dimensions of the conflict minerals law contained in the Dodd-Frank Act, Section 1502 is its impact on the competitiveness of the companies it affects. I’m in the middle of a study of the impacts of this law on companies. I’ve condu…
One of the interesting dimensions of the conflict minerals law contained in the Dodd-Frank Act, Section 1502 is its impact on the competitiveness of the companies it affects. I&rs… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/conflict-minerals-and-competition/

Is Manufacturing Intelligence Software in Your Future?

A recent study by ARC Advisory group suggests that because manufacturers are "drowning in data but starving for information," that there will be an uptick in MI investments over the next five years.
A recent study by ARC Advisory group suggests that because manufacturers are "drowning in data but starving for information," that there will be an uptick in MI investments over t… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/manufacturing-intelligence-software-your-future/

The Global View: Career Planning: Sewing Your Own Parachute

Many of the manufacturing executives and engineers I know have an unusual dedication to their craft and to the companies that employ them. This has historically translated into lengthy careers with the same company or the same peer group of companies. By …
Many of the manufacturing executives and engineers I know have an unusual dedication to their craft and to the companies that employ them. This has historically translated into le… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-view-career-planning-sewing-your-own-parachute/

Access to Capital: Some Banks Easing Loan Terms for Manufacturers

Recent reports from the Federal Reserve and the National Institute of Science and Technology suggest that many small and some large have begun increasing lending to industrial borrowers. The Fed recently reported that assets going into commercial and indu…
Recent reports from the Federal Reserve and the National Institute of Science and Technology suggest that many small and some large have begun increasing lending to indu… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/access-capital-some-banks-easing-loan-terms-manufacturers/

Overcoming the Great Divide: Embedding Corporate Strategies Effectively

When the Growth Team Membership (GTM) program surveyed corporate strategy executives to identify their top challenges for 2011, the primary challenge was, for the second year in a row, developing effective strategy implementation plans. When asked to iden…
When the Growth Team Membership (GTM) program surveyed corporate strategy executives to identify their top challenges for 2011, the primary challenge was, for the second year in a… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/overcoming-great-divide-embedding-corporate-strategies-effec3/

Data Sharing: It’s All About Trust

It’s a basic tenet of faith in supply chain circles that data can substitute for inventory, and that the best way to improve supply chain velocity, efficiency, and performance is by sharing data throughout the supply chain. As an example, providing suppli…
It’s a basic tenet of faith in supply chain circles that data can substitute for inventory, and that the best way to improve supply chain velocity, efficiency, and performan… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/data-sharing-its-all-about-trust/

Standard Global Processes: How to Get Buy-In

As supply and production networks become more global and more complex, many manufacturers are seeking to promulgate standard processes and systems and to deploy them globally.
As supply and production networks become more global and more complex, many manufacturers are seeking to promulgate standard processes and systems and to deploy them globally. But… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/standard-global-processes-how-get-buy/

Targeting Tomorrow's Engineers: How Low Should You Go?

On today's Manufacturing Leadership Coucil monthly TeleConnect call, participants agreed that attracting the best and the brightest to careers in engineering and manufacturing will continue to present a huge challenge in 2012 and beyond. .
On today's Manufacturing Leadership Coucil monthly TeleConnect call, participants agreed that attracting the best and the brightest to careers in engineering and manufacturing wil… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/targeting-tomorrows-engineers-how-low-should-you-go/

Manufacturing Policy: Obama Names New "Czars"

Potentially raising the political profile of US manufacturing, President Obama today announced that one cabinet-level official and the National Economic Council chairman will head up the White House Office of Manufacturing, replacing manufacturing "czar" …
Potentially raising the political profile of US manufacturing, President Obama today announced that one cabinet-level official and the National Economic Council chairman will head… https://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/manufacturing-policy-obama-names-new-czars/

Manufacturing Competitiveness: A Road Map for Strengthening U.S. Industry

If politicians and policy-makers really want to know what they can do to support the revival of U.S. manufacturing and put their constituents back to work, they should start by reading “Make: An American Manufacturing Movement."
If politicians and policy-makers really want to know what they can do to support the revival of U.S. manufacturing and put their constituents back to work, they should start by re… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-competitiveness-road-map-strengthening-us-indu/

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