Cliff Morris | The State of Manufacturing

4WL Consulting

C3Nano is a material technology company developing and manufacturing transparent conductive films, the main component in all touch sensors used in phones, tablets, and more. The top trends impacting manufacturing in the next 3 to 5 years. The Future of Manufacturing.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. JDA’s Manufacturing Pulse report examining consumer industries has revealed that in the last 12 months, more than two-fifths (42%) of European adults have bought goods directly from a manufacturer. France.

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3D Printing and the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, has been around in one shape or form for a while. In fact, recently, while on a weekend ski trip with friends, my buddy John was riding the chairlift with two women from France […].

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WMS Rollout at Mephisto: Kick-off in France

Supply Chain Movement

At the beginning of 2015 the shoe company Mephisto issued a tender for the implementation of a Warehouse Management system for the production and distribution center in Sarrebourg, France.

A Fast, Accurate and Collaborative Supply Chain – The JJA Story


As a brand manufacturer, JJA design, make manufacturing, carry and distribute more than 22.000 items, continuously displayed in their showrooms. The company employs 500 people located in France and in China with strong competencies to serve the needs of our customers. JJA have to manage a complex supply chain with headache constraints such as fast market changes, long manufacturing lead-times, high sales seasonality and up to 40% of new items every season.

Scaling Digital Manufacturing From Pilot To Production


92% of all manufacturers say they are either on the same level as or ahead of their peers when it comes to Digital Manufacturing. 68% of manufacturers are making Digital Manufacturing their highest priority today. Key takeaways from the digital manufacturing study.

4 Ways Reshoring or Insourcing Manufacturing Can Boost Profits


Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Allison Wilkinson, a freelance writer in the industry, who shows us why Reshoring or Insourcing Manufacturing can boost your profits. While reshoring has always been a debated topic in the manufacturing industry , the subject earned the national spotlight in the 2016 presidential election. And rightly so, as millions of Americans have been affected by companies' decisions to outsource manufacturing abroad. .

How to Improve Manufacturing Productivity In Harsh Environments


Remaining competitive in an ever-changing market requires you to constantly improve manufacturing productivity. So-called ‘best practices’ to improve manufacturing productivity tend to focus on the performance of people. Your Manufacturing Productivity Pain Points.

Global Manufacturers Are Straining to Keep Up With Faster Economy

Supply Chain Brain

A slew of Purchasing Managers Indexes published this week from countries including China, Germany, France, Canada and the U.K. Global Supply Chain Management Global Trade & Economics Industrial Manufacturing Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News Global Trade Management SC Finance & Revenue Mgmt all pointed to deeper supply constraints. The U.S.

Doing Business in Switzerland


Switzerland is east of France and north of Italy, also bordered by Austria, Liechtenstein and Germany. Manufacturing in Switzerland. Switzerland has a highly developed manufacturing industry specializing in high-tech and knowledge-based production. China, India, France, the U.K.,

Global Manufacturers' Supply Chains Strain to Keep Up With Faster Economy

Material Handling & Logistics

2 from China, Germany, France, Italy and the U.K. Firms expressed discomfort as euro-area manufacturing growth accelerated to a record in December, capping a solid year for industry. Germany’s gauge rose to a record and France improved.

Deal or no deal: The impact of Brexit on automotive supply chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Even more critical is the amount of tax (such as import duty, VAT and excise) that manufacturers will suddenly have to pay, depending on the type of goods. Some manufacturers have started to prepare by trying to build stock, which increases their costs. Automotive Manufacturing

Doing Business in Germany


km and borders the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and other countries including the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Manufacturing in Germany. The manufacturing sector invested 53.4

Doing Business in Spain


Bordering countries include Andorra, France, Gibraltar, Portugal and Morocco. Manufacturing in Spain. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Primary trading partners included France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, the U.K.

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Manufacturing 4.0 in academia & practice: How SupplyOn contributed to the MIM 2019 conference


More than 750 participants from 51 countries all over the world came to discuss the latest trends in Manufacturing 4.0 Susanne Meyer, Vice President of the HWR Berlin, who were both the driving forces behind this conference, also emphasized this unique opportunity to learn from each other in the context of modelling, management and control of manufacturing processes. and smart manufacturing systems to inventory control and supply chain management (SCM).

Uncertainty in supply due to nature: An everyday struggle for you, too?

DELMIA Quintiq

Read on to find out what the main challenges faced by seed manufacturers are and how they can overcome them to boost efficiency in areas they have control over. A seed manufacturer processes and mixes seeds according to customer demands and growing environments. Manufacturing

Doing Business in Poland


Manufacturing in Poland. Poland’s manufacturing centers around machinery, iron and steel, coal mining, chemicals, shipbuilding, food processing, glass, beverages and textiles. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. France, Italy and the Netherlands.

What do ArcelorMittal Dofasco & the Eurotunnel have in common?

DELMIA Quintiq

Maintenance operations is not just complex within process manufacturing and rail infrastructure industries. Manufacturing Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics

Doing Business in the Netherlands


Manufacturing in the Netherlands. Typical manufacturing products from the Netherlands include food processing, chemicals, oil and petroleum refining, construction, electrical machinery and metal processing and fabrication. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.

Doing Business in the Czech Republic


Manufacturing in the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic’s single largest industry is automobile manufacturing, most of which is exported. Manufacturing accounts for 36.9% Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.

Stéphane Simonetta new EVP and Head of Operations at Grundfos

Supply Chain Movement

Simonetta is born in France and holds a Master Degree in Industrial Engineering and Computer Science from the Ecole d’Ingénieur en Génie Informatique et Productique in Valenciennes, France, and has a degree from IMD.

Doing Business in Portugal


Manufacturing in Portugal. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. The country’s extensive air infrastructure ensures that manufactured goods and raw materials can move quickly to and from all parts of the globe.

Famar integrates pharma specific constraints in supply chain

Supply Chain Movement

Famar, a provider of contract manufacturing and development services to the pharmaceutical and health & beauty industry, has implemented the planning and scheduling functions of OMP Plus in four sites across Europe.

Doing Business in Belgium


Belgium is bordered by France, Germany, Luxembourg and Netherlands, and has a robust shipping infrastructure including multiple ports, making it a perfect location for trade both within the EU and with other geographic regions. Manufacturing in Belgium. percent, France 9.5

Fresh food logistics: A better approach with optimization

DELMIA Quintiq

Holidaymakers to France may be familiar with the following situation from my last summer holiday: A relaxing stay in a small picturesque port town on the Atlantic coast, a welcoming restaurant with good wine and a regional specialty waiting for us as the main course – oysters au gratin.

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Transport Expert Nicolas Meilhan’s Perspective on the EcoVadis 2019 Index Results


Nicolas Meilhan is a Scientific Advisor for France Stratégie and works on transport and energy issues. . For example, in France Stratégie’s analysis paper, “How can we now reduce CO 2 emissions from cars?” For a long time, France has outsourced its supplies.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Tony Giovaniello, President of Shasta EDC

Supply Chain Game Changer

This was my first exposure to manufacturing. That caused me to learn more about building reliability into the designs and quality into the manufacturing process. Then, I moved in to the contract manufacturing industry. Manufacturers are looking for talent. Subscribe Here!

Energy efficiency: Are fossil fuels or renewables the more reliable source?

USC Consulting Group

points out of a possible 100, was Italy, followed by France (73.5), the U.K. (73), Manufacturing Oil & Gas Supply Chain Utilities Carbon Footprint Efficiency Electricity Sources Fossil Fuels Natural Resources Pollution Control Renewable Energy Renewable Resources

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

France. In this fast-paced world, where there is also increasing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint, global fashion and luxury goods manufacturers have to redesign their go-to-market strategy to meet demand in a cost-efficient and sustainable way: Plan.

Roberto Crippa: “If you try to manage new business with old rules you fail”

Supply Chain Movement

Until June of this year, Tecniplast, an Italian manufacturer of laboratory equipment and specialised plastics, did not have a formal supply chain. One is the customised manufacturing of high quality design plastic objects such as tables and chairs.

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3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains


In the shipping and manufacturing industries, that same “worldwide web” is now being deployed to encourage more energy-efficient operational and communication strategies for a low-carbon economy, thanks to IoT Tech.

Golden Results in the Supply Chain


LPR’s raw material is wood: we want to achieve 100 percent-certified wood and to rebalance part of the company’s carbon footprint through reforestation projects in France and somewhere else.

Case Arena: Optimizing a Complex, Global Supply Chain

RELEX Solutions

It outsources manufacturing to Europe and the Far East. A global brand running wholly owned subsidiaries and exporting to more than 100 countries, it runs a multi-level distribution network centered on a global DC in Italy and 2 regional DCs in France and the USA.

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L’Oréal: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

Based in Paris, L’Oréal is a global personal care manufacturing company. Some manufacturing sites are more focused on regional markets and on mass-market consumer products, others – mostly small branches in the US, France, and Japan – act on global scale for luxury segment.

Sustainability in Logistics: Shippers Step up Initiatives to Combat 3 Obstacles


Near and far, logistics providers and shippers are renewing their focus on sustainability to build the manufacturing giants of tomorrow. As explained by Bob Trebilcock , sustainability in logistics initiatives are ranked as “very important” for up to 40.6 percent of supply chain organization.