CES 2012 is on our doorstep!
An overview of upcoming events in 2012 including the CES show in Las Vegas and the Consumer Telematics Show.
So it’s been another year and the 2012 CES show is almost upon us. Showcasing the hottest consumer products to be hitting our shelves in the next year, and with an increasing focus on automotive systems both from OEM and aftermarket suppliers, it is certainly one of the shows on the electronics industry calendar.
This year, IMS Research will have a strong presence at the show with 16 analysts from various groups in attendance, including Jack Bergquist and Alastair Hayfield from the Automotive and Transport group.
Jack will also be attending the Consumer Telematics Show on Monday January 9, 2012, hosted by Telematics Update which promises to be a great introduction to all things automotive at CES for the rest of the week.
IMS Research will also be holding an exclusive “meet the analysts” cocktail party at the Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino in the evening of January 9, 2012 which promises to be one of the hottest events of the week.
Jack Bergquist will be adding further blog entries during the week, so if you have not been able to attend, but would like to keep up to date with an analyst view of the latest automotive developments at CES, keep checking back here for updates.
If you are at the show and would like to book a meeting with Jack or Alastair, please contact Jack Bergquist at Jack.Bergquist(at)IMSResearch.com.
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.