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Doing Business in Belgium


The Kingdom of Belgium achieved its independence from the Netherlands in 1830, and has become an admired modern country, well-known as the home of international organizations such as NATO and the EU. Since most Western European capitals are within 1,000 km of Brussels, Belgium’s capital, it is an ideal location for international groups.

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5 Ways Businesses Are Uncovering Success With AI In Manufacturing


Automation is at the center of modern manufacturing businesses, with companies exploring the possibilities of artificial intelligence in improving workflows and profitability. Industrial engineers incorporate these technologies in designing and fabricating advanced manufacturing systems. How AI Is Changing the Manufacturing Industry.


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This Week in Logistics News (September 2 – 8)

Logistics Viewpoints

Transporting parts and materials to assembly lines and between manufacturing cells is one of the industry’s most complex and inefficient tasks, often resulting in production bottlenecks, Rockwell Automation noted. Garvis designed from the ground up an AI-first forecasting solution now called DemandAI+. Walmart has spent $3.5

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EU inflation hits multiple manufacturing sectors


The UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany are suffering higher rates—and Baltic and Eastern Europe nations such as Hungary and Ukraine are seeing prices rise at over 20% on an annualized basis. The post EU inflation hits multiple manufacturing sectors appeared first on Resilinc. After averaging 1.6%

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Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium


I had the opportunity to accompany a group of executives from Anheuser Busch Inbev on a tour of Nike’s global distribution facility in Leuven Belgium this week. Shipments arrive from Nike’s network of global manufacturers in Asia, and includes footwear, apparel and equipment. Barges from down the canal from Antwerp.

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Shortages of coolant set to impact the semiconductor industry


Supreme Court) to shut down a Belgium-based 3M plant is anticipated to bring fresh turmoil to the semiconductor industry: likely shortages of specialized coolants. Coolant is a key input in chip manufacturing. 3M’s Zwijndrecht, Belgium, plant produces coolant that is essential to the etching process used in semiconductor manufacturing.

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Supply Chain Roundtable Series: Optimising the Manufacturing Supply Chain


Supply chain optimisation helps manufacturing businesses drastically reduce operational costs to improve revenue and customer satisfaction. In our latest Supply Chain Roundtable, four experts share their advice and experience around optimising the manufacturing supply chain. And you’d be right – they’re certainly a factor.