On the first day of the MIF2017 manufacturing conference in Tianjin, Chinese manufacturing executives say they are determined to change China's manufacturing image from a mass producer to one based on high quality brands.
Friday, September 29, 2017 – At about 8:30 yesterday morning I took a bus to go to the Meijiang Convention Center in Tianjin, a large, modern complex of exhibition halls and meeti… http://dev.gilcommunity.com/blog/china-journal-mass-production-quality-global-brands/
A day after arriving in Tianjin, China, ML Co-founder David R. Brousell tours an SUV final assembly plant just outside the city.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 -- We left Shanghai early yesterday morning for what was supposed to be a quick, two-hour flight to Tianjin, in the northern part of China where the … http://dev.gilcommunity.com/blog/china-journal-car-plant-tour-tianjin/
David R. Brousell, the Co-founder of the Manufacturing Leadership Council, begins a 16-day trip to China, where he will speak at the MIF2017 manufacturing conference in Tianjin on the subject of Manufacturing 4.0.
Monday, September 25, 2017 – The American Airlines plane touched down at Pudong Airport in Shanghai at about 1:30 pm on Friday, nearly 30 minutes ahead of schedule. It was the… http://dev.gilcommunity.com/blog/china-journal-shanghai-first-step-journey/
We often hear that, when taking first steps on the digital transformation journey, manufacturers should start small, build on successes, and then expand the vision once results and credibility have been established.
This seems like prudent advice. After…
We often hear that, when taking first steps on the digital transformation journey, manufacturers should start small, build on successes, and then expand the vision once results an… http://dev.gilcommunity.com/blog/dont-fool-yourself-manufacturing-40-means-exponential-change/
At the 7th annual Women in Manufacturing Summit, about 300 female manufacturing professionals gathered to hear inspirational keynotes on subjects such as building a personal brand, to engage in a workshop to improve problem-solving skills, to attend plant…
The future of manufacturing can be a complicated subject. There are market forces to understand, new technologies that have to be explored, new skills and job roles that have to b… http://dev.gilcommunity.com/blog/womens-summit-brand-building-workforce-issues-and-future-manufacturing/
Manufacturing leaders from around the world are invited to nominate their breakthrough projects and outstanding individual achievements for Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Awards, the industry’s most prestigious awards program.
Manufacturing leaders from around the world are invited to nominate their breakthrough projects and outstanding individual achievements for Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 Manufacturi… http://dev.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-leadership-awards-nominations-now-open-2018/