As IndustryWeek celebrates the 2013 Technology Leader of the Year award, we must also highlight some of the technologies and trends that have allowed this leader to achieve so much. The following make up the 2013 class of Technologies of the Year: the tools, gadgets and innovations pushing manufacturing forward today.
Honda's fuel-cell car will have a range of more than 300 miles with a hydrogen tank able to re-charge the vehicle in about three minutes, similar to Toyota's FCV concept car, a four-seater sedan it plans to sell by 2015....More
Volatility is a given these days in manufacturing, but how do you survive and even thrive when business conditions are constantly changing? A new study of 250 global manufacturers from Accenture offers some intriguing answers on how manufacturing leaders set themselves apart in this challenging environment.