"...The economy! remaining competitive with foreign suppliers increased pricing for materials material cost fluctuation, energy cost skilled labor with proper attitude The global credit crunch lack of orders Recession outsourcing Finding & hiring qualified employees large fluctuations in customer demand..."(Read all 1300 Industry Week survey responses here: http://www.industryweek.com/articles/industryweeks_2009_salary_survey_comments_on_manufacturings_biggest_challenge_the_economy_18475.aspx)
Do you recall experiencing any of these challenges in 2009? Many manufacturers learned alot during those lean times and survived by getting smart about their manufacturing processes. Those lessons have taught us all a great deal about the importance of productivity, operational efficiencies and the premium value of labor demands.
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Learn more about Industrie 4.0 before the next recession threatensIf you survived the manufacturing challenges of 2009 you are ready for Industrie 4.0 and GSG is ready to share our mattress manufacturing systems with you at Interzum 2017 (Hall 9, Stand C-020).