Changing World study Webcast is March 25
A look at how change is affecting manufacturing worldwide
It's a time of evolution and revolution in global manufacturing. There are economic, social, cultural and political issues affecting the way manufacturers work in today's expanding, competitive landscape. For the plant manager, it comes down to one word:
In conjunction with IBM and Hannover Messe, Plant Engineering conducted a worldwide study about the challenges, issues and technologies impacting manufacturing today. The Changing World of the Plant Engineer will look at the stark differences and surprising similarities that plant management faces in today's evolving global economy. Attend this webcast and hear the results from the study and the implications for the future of manufacturing.
The results of that study will be discussed by Plant Engineering editor Bob Vavra and Mary Bunzel, worldwide industry leader for manufacturing for IBM's Maximo division, at a Webcast Thursday, March 25 at 1 p.m. Central. To register for this Webcast, click here.
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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.