The recent closing of the pointZero Index has already shown a glimpse of the myriad factors impacting American manufacturing today.
For example – on a scale of 1 to 10, leadership-level manufacturing professionals in the US rank their organization’s digital capability as around five. Yet 80% of these same professionals believe digital transformation will have a major impact on their operations in the next three years. Are you prepared?
This eBook compiles pieces from the front line of innovative manufacturing in 2018. Whether they’re experienced, top-tier leaders at the biggest brands, or innovators at the very front of new manufacturing technology, each author has their own perspective and advice for leaders in the manufacturing world.
Inspired by the upcoming inaugural Manufacturing Leadership Forum USA, this review contains pieces on the hot-button issues for manufacturing professionals in the US, including:
Innovation USA I: Trump, Tech & Tax Policy for US Manufacturing
Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing, on the current state of the country’s manufacturing industry and how policy will shape its future
The Art of Authentic Leadership
In his 35-year career with P&G in senior supply chain roles, Gustavo Lopez-Ghory developed a clear vision for authentic and sustainable leadership. Here he shares some powerful lessons for all leaders.
Heating up: Innovation With Snap Kitchen
Snap Kitchen is growing rapidly by combining healthy convenience with digital innovation. CEO Dale Easdon sets out the key principles that the company uses to maintain operational excellence while growing scale.
Breaking Through the 3D Barriers with Studio Bitonti
3D printing innovator Francis Bitonti on how the discipline is coming of age, and why businesses need to be ready for new technology to stay competitive.
Innovation USA II: Preparing for the New World of Manufacturing
In the second part of our interview, Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing, assesses the country’s potential to capitalize on the digital manufacturing age.
This invitation-only forum brings together SVPs, EVPs, and VPs of Manufacturing to network with peers and collaboratively pioneer change in their operations through benchmarking.
Featuring Speakers from Toyota, Ford, MIT and many more, the 2018 Agenda addresses hot-button issues in the manufacturing community across innovation, performance and leadership.