manufacturing industry

August 30, 2013

MANUFACTURING

Krones AG – Connected Manufacturing for Data Center and Operations

Krones boosts production efficiency in data center and executes safe migration from RISC platforms for mission-critical applications Here’s a great story about the Machinery and Engineering company Krones Group, out of Neutraubling, Germany. The company manufactures machinery and complete plants for process, bottling, and packaging technology. Millions of bottles, cans, and specially shaped containers are […]

May 1, 2013

MANUFACTURING

Research and Development – Who are the Global Leaders?

Following on from my recent blog about “Is Manufacturing Coming Back to the US?” one of Morgan Stanley’s Investment guys, Ruchir Sharma, (Managing Director and the head of the Emerging Markets Equity team) has a book out called ‘Breakout Nations’ and in it he says: “Every Investment idea is right for a while” He was […]

April 22, 2013

MANUFACTURING

Is Manufacturing Coming Back to the US?

Manufacturing Exports up over past 18 months for USA. Douglas Burtnick of Aberdeen Asset Management was heard on NBR recently talking about how the US export story is really interesting, and often overlooked by those not focused on the manufacturing industry. He said…  “Companies are seeing external demand for anything from machinery, to electronics, to […]

January 28, 2013

MANUFACTURING

Reshaping the Manufacturing Industry Perception to Attract the Next Generation

In a time when the manufacturing industry is in dire need of new employees as more and more baby boomers move to retire, I find it interesting that more than 50 percent of 2011 college graduates are either jobless or underemployed (AP Report). To me the numbers don’t add up. Sure, at first glance, it’s […]

January 21, 2013

MANUFACTURING

Welcome Helder Antunes to the Manufacturing Industry Blog

Please Welcome Helder Antunes to the Manufacturing Industry Blog It is with great pleasure that I introduce a key member of the Cisco Connected Industries Group (Cisco CIG), Helder Antunes. Helder Antunes is Managing Director, Smart Connected Vehicle, CIG . He  is a 15-year Cisco veteran with a background in both network security and the […]

December 14, 2012

MANUFACTURING

Please Welcome Diana Huang to the Manufacturing Industry Blog

It is with great pleasure that I introduce another key member of IBSG’s Manufacturing Practice, Diana Huang. As a key Industry Thought Leader, Diana has had a distinguished career at Cisco to date and is currently leading the Greater China team in helping Fortune 500 CEOs address their most strategic issues—from growth strategy, global expansion, […]