Manufacturing Roundup

Plant of the Future

Manufacturers will face in the next 5 years a period of the "most transformative, most disruptive" change in recent memory. This transformation will be fueled by massive changes in demographics, IT systems and factory automation. Manufacturers are experiencing two key challenges in the behavior of consumers. Mass customization presents manufacturers with the need to move from the old Henry Ford concept of "one size fits all" manufacturing to offer personalized products. At the same time consumers want instant gratification. Discover what the plant of the future will be like and how to prepare now.

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Plant of the Future
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First Name:*
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Job Title:*
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What is your biggest challenge in managing your workforce?*
Unscheduled overtime
Compliance with labor regulations and/or union agreements
Identifying actual production labor costs/unexplained labor variance
Identifying labor-related waste (i.e. non-productive time)
Aligning skilled labor to workload/demand
Lack of real-time visibility to labor, work in process, and equipment
Employee fatigue or other safety concerns

Does your workforce management initiative have an executive sponsor?*

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