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Winning With Speed and Agility

Recently I had the opportunity to visit Sonic Manufacturing Technologies, a $50 million electronic manufacturing service (EMS) provider in Fremont, CA, that, I believe, may serve as a model for U.S.-based manufacturers attempting to take on much larger co…
Recently I had the opportunity to visit Sonic Manufacturing Technologies, a $50 million electronic manufacturing service (EMS) provider in Fremont, CA, that, I believe, may s… http://www.events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/winning-speed-and-agility/

The Global View: Don’t Re-Shore the “Factory-Within-a-Factory” Concept

I first heard the term “factory-within-a-factory” while helping to automate the assembly of pagers at Motorola. You—unlike my kids—remember pagers, the advanced technology that predated cellphones.
I first heard the term “factory-within-a-factory” while helping to automate the assembly of pagers at Motorola. You—unlike my kids—remember pagers, the adv… http://www.events.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-view-dont-re-shore-factory-within-factory-concept/

The Global View: Book Early at the Hotel Biotech

As I talk with manufacturers about attractive markets for the future, I am hearing two distinct themes: medical devices and biotechnology. For example, friends in aerospace and defense will mention medical devices and/or biotechnology as a future directio…
As I talk with manufacturers about attractive markets for the future, I am hearing two distinct themes: medical devices and biotechnology. For example, friends in aerospace and de… http://www.events.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-view-book-early-hotel-biotech/

Rebalancing Global Supply Networks

According to an Accenture survey released today, 61% of manufacturers say they intend to rethink where they make products and source material, with many saying "proximity to customers/markets" will be a top factor in determining the location of production…
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