ARC Advisory Group meets Feb. 12
ARC Advisory Group's upcoming forum, “Collaborative Manufacturing Strategies: Driving Performance in the Flat World” will be Feb. 12-15 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando. This ARC forum addresses the opportunities and threats created by today's flat world through informative, focused presentations by best-in-class CIO’s, manufacturing and automation executives, and ARC's industry and technology analysts. Plant Engineering is a media sponsor and MESA is an industry association sponsor of the ARC event. For the list of session topics, speakers and hotel information, please visit: www.arcweb.com/res/forumorl
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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