Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo 2018


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Industryweek 29850 Intel Paper Dolls
Process Improvement

Intel’s Secret Weapon for Automation Success: Standardization

May 11, 2018
The mega chipmaker can drop new production equipment into its factories and be up and running in five minutes, thanks to a maniacal focus and investment in building and implementing...
Radek Hofman
Industryweek 29833 Agility Speed Scale
Digital Tools

The Key to Balancing Speed, Agility in Digital Transformation

May 10, 2018
Business Process Management and the philosophy “Think Big, Start Small,” helped guide Quad Graphics to a staggering increase of $256M in free cash flow per year. And they’re just...
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Toyota Mississippi’s Sean Suggs: Dare to Dream the Impossible

May 10, 2018
Toyota’s transformation into a mobility company will rely on a purpose-driven workforce.
Industryweek 29830 Lincoln Ceo Chris Mapes

Lincoln Electric CEO: The Skills Gap Is Not a Short-Term Problem

May 10, 2018
Chris Mapes talks about the company's three-part approach to developing the workforce pipeline: education, automation, and collaboration.
Industryweek 29816 Bill Ruh
Technology and IIoT

GE Digital CEO: Manufacturing's Digital Transformation Depends on the Big Picture

May 9, 2018
Bill Ruh stresses the "mastery of operations performance ... across a multitude of machines and people."
Industryweek 29232 Megabots Japan Purple Flame
Technology and IIoT

The Battle to Manufacture a World-Class Robot: Giant Leaps and a Few Thuds

April 14, 2018
Making manufacturing history starts with self-drive, ambition, and a little luck. MegaBots found it also takes the right partners, tempering expectations and getting up after ...
Manufacturing & Technology, an IndustryWeek Event

Seeking Common Ground for Smart Manufacturing

April 14, 2018
A new research project by IndustryWeek and MESA International is uncovering both common ground and controversy among smart manufacturing initiatives, priorities, and tactics. ...
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8 Simple Rules to Talent Acquisition

April 13, 2018
"Companies are beginning to use lean to develop a culture of continuous improvement and actually engaging people doing the work to develop standards for recruiting," says Marc...
Industryweek 8537 Money 2 T

Employee Engagement: Don’t Leave Money on the Table

April 12, 2018
The cost of poor engagement is minimum effort by your workforce. You need more, says Martinrea's Mark Whitten.