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Five Trends for Manufacturing's Fourth Wave: Industry 4.0 Essentials for Global Operations Leaders
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Francois Barbier, President, Global Operations and Components, Flex

Welcome to Industry 4.0, a term coined in 2011 by Henning Kagermann, the head of the German Academy of Science and Engineering. This new fourth wave is powered by advancements that include smart manufacturing, robotics, artificial intelligence,...

Five Trends for Manufacturing's Fourth Wave: Industry 4.0 Essentials for Global Operations Leaders
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Francois Barbier, President, Global Operations and Components, Flex

Welcome to Industry 4.0, a term coined in 2011 by Henning Kagermann, the head of the German Academy of Science and Engineering. This new fourth wave is powered by advancements that include smart manufacturing, robotics, artificial intelligence,...

Manufacturing Inequality
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Oliver Perez, Ph.D., Director, Manufacturing Process Technology, BD

How do you make an economy and one of its most important drivers i.e. manufacturing, work for everybody in this globalized technological world when the transformation of raw materials into useful, appealing finish goods is constantly reinvented...

How the Skills Gap can be a Key Driver for Intelligent Manufacturing
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Sean Holt, President, Sandvik Coromant, Sales Area Americas

Anyone who works in manufacturing is acutely aware that finding employees with the right technical skills and production engineering knowledge is a continual and growing challenge. The lack of availability of technically competent individuals is...

PLM and Modern Enterprise & Manufacturing Environment
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Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Consultant, Beyond PLM

Business environment is changing fast these days. Enterprise and manufacturing processes are very slow moving segments. Long production programs, dependencies on costly manufacturing shops, equipment and tools, slow decision process are challenges...

3D Printing: The Next Frontier
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John Hornick, Founder, 3D Printing Working Group, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

3D printing currently has two basic branches: 3D printing of inorganic mechanical parts and products, and 3D bioprinting of organic biological structures. So what is the next frontier? Answer: a merger of the two processes, resulting in...

PLM and Modern Enterprise & Manufacturing Environment
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Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Consultant, Beyond PLM

Business environment is changing fast these days. Enterprise and manufacturing processes are very slow moving segments. Long production programs, dependencies on costly manufacturing shops, equipment and tools, slow decision process are challenges...

Addressing Engineering Challenges of Increasingly Complex Automobiles
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Sandeep Sovani, Global Director-Automotive Industry, ANSYS

Three key changes in automotive engineering are transforming cars into complex electronic machines than mechanical machines. From an engineering perspective, this means that virtually every part of the car is undergoing major redesign. For...

A Digital Experience Steering the Future of Automotive Industry
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Sherry Aaholm, VP & CIO, Cummins [NYSE:CMI]

Enhancing Flexibility through Cloud Computing When looking at the benefits of cloud computing, you have to start with customer satisfaction. Customers are demanding high levels of services in return for their loyalty. By entering this new era...

Make Manufacturing Cool Again
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Oliver Perez, EMI Manufacturing Technology Director, BD

Moving out of the Industrial Revolution, the mental image of Manufacturing was a cluttered shop floor with large machines and people in greasy overalls working around them. The machine production replaced craftsmanship and large factories were...

Technology is transforming the Architecture and Engineering Industry
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Bill Kloster, CIO, SEH

Population growth and the increasing trend of megacities require more sustainable, efficient and cost-effective infrastructure. Higher standards for sustainable living will increase consumption of renewable energy and the demand for clean water....

The Role of Technology in Manufacturing
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Dennis Hodges, CIO, Inteva Products

Ah–technology! That word sends some scurrying and others start salivating. We are all impacted on a personal level by technology. But, start putting the word with “and manufacturing” and there’s often less current impact....

My Path to World Class Manufacturing
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Manesh Patel, CIO & SVP, Sanmina Corp

When I started my career in information technology 30 years ago, I was lucky to win a position with a global manufacturing giant—one of the largest automotive OEMs in the world. That experience opened my eyes to the advantages that...

Connecting Product Development and Manufacturing - A Necessary Foundation for Industry 4.0
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Peter Schroer, Founder and CEO, Aras Corporation

In an ideal world, the design of the manufacturing process would run concurrently with the development of the product. “Change management, collaboration, and even algorithmic design checking are all simplified by co-existence of EBOM and...

Managing the Extended Supply Chain Using Cloud Based Collaborative Platforms
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Trevor Stansbury, President, Supply Dynamics

In a relatively short time, the Internet has evolved from a convenience into an indispensable productivity tool. From Banking and Retail to Engineering and Manufacturing, the effects of instant information access have forever changed the way...

With Eye on Smart Manufacturing, Rockwell Automation Introduces New IIoT-driven Solutions
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FREMONT, CA: Rockwell Automation, an industrial automation company, expands its next-generation Integrated Architecture portfolio to help users leverage the value of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and take a step forward in making the vision...

Researchers Develop a Comprehensive Assessment Approach for the Manufacturing Sector
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CORVALLIS, OR: Engineers at Oregon State University (OSU) brings in a comprehensive system named ‘sustainable development methodology’ to help manufacturing processes meet social and regulatory demand while considering their economic,...

Applied Control Engineering, Inc.: Opening a New Dimension in MES
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Steve Monaghan, VP, Ian Burns, President and Dirk Sweigart, Director - MES Solutions

From platform selection and design to start-up and validation, ACE helps customers select the right solution and then implement it on time and budget

North American Coating Laboratories (NACL): Vision Meets the Future of Optical Coatings
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Brian Wilson, CEO

Offering vacuum-applied coatings for both plastic and glass components and dipapplied hard coatings, which add capabilities such as scratch resistance for plastics

D6 Inc.: 3D-Printed Packaging: Ideation To Production
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Edward Dominion, President & CEO

D6 positions itself as a one-stop-shop for 3D-printed containers, all the way from ideation and design to prototyping and mass production

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