AME event: Lean, green webinar series
Webinar: April 19, 2011
Lean and Green is not a new concept; operational efficiency and sustainability go hand in hand. However, most lean and green manufacturing efforts focus within the four walls of the manufacturing facility. Lean professionals can expand their role and influence by participating in green initiatives “outside the box”, in areas such as supply chain management, product design, customer use, and company strategy -- and thereby help their company to achieve bottom-line results.
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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