The Honorable Marco Nobili, the Consul of Italy from the Consulate of Italy in Detroit, welcomes U.S. manufacturers to partner with Italian companies to achieve the goals of profitability, efficiency, productivity, process improvement, and organizational results.
This presentation was recorded at the conference, “Fast Forward: Strategies for Solving Manufacturer’s Most Challenging Problems,” presented by IndustryWeek and the Italian Trade Commission’s Machines Italia project, in cooperation with Italy’s Federmacchine.
Stephane Crosnier, managing director in Accenture’s Operations consulting group, tells IndustryWeek’s Dave Blanchard how companies are becoming supply chain innovators by adopting a dynamic operations framework.
NAM Chief Economist Chad Moutray discusses results from the Q4 2013 Survey of Manufacturers, including concerns about health care and taxes, surprises from 2013 and prospects for a pickup in production in 2014.
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.