Manufacturing Business Technology: 10 top trends for 2010
Read more about revenue growth, conservative spending, inventory optimization and 7 other key trends, according to Manufacturing Business Technology observations.
10 trends for 2010
Manufacturing Business Technology magazine's November/December 2009 issue identifies 10 leading trends for manufacturing information technologies in 2010.
1 . Revenue growth.
2 . Conservative spending.
4 . Strategic pricing.
5 . Expansion of business intelligence software.
6 . Growth in manufacturing intelligence.
7 . More social product development.
8 . Sustainability integrated in business models.
9 . Software as service expansion
10 . Continuing wireless revolution.
For more on each point from Sidney Hill, MBT executive editor, click into the Top trends for 2010 cover story for November/December 2009 Manufacturing Business Technology .
Also see from MBT:
- 2010 manufacturing outlook will improve , says Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International;
- Relish the Challenges for 2010 (from MBT 's Power of the Plant Floor blog);
- RFID budgets to grow in 2010 , says ABI Research end user survey; and
- 2009's top 10 stories in sustainable manufacturing (from MBT's Operation Green blog).
- Edited by Mark T. Hoske, online products editor, Manufacturing Business Technolog y, MBT, www.mbtmag.com
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Annual Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.