DCS White Paper: You’re agile or you’re dead
How to make 20th-century control systems work for a 21st-century manufacturing enterprise.
Market activity shows that manufacturing in North America and western Europe won’t die anytime soon, but some manufacturers will. The future belongs to the agile, and this white paper is your survival guide.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey