Methods and Practices: The Assembly Plant of the Future — Restructuring Global Manufacturing to Meet the Challenges of the Global Economy
This IDC Manufacturing Insights report reviews current methods and practices in assembly manufacturing and assesses the ability of automotive manufacturers to meet the challenges of global manufacturing.
"Automakers must make dramatic changes in their manufacturing process in order to meet the economic and technology challenges of the future," says Joe Barkai, practice director of Product Lifecycle Strategies at IDC Manufacturing Insights. "These changes spans the entire shop floor to top floor activities and range from a different approach to portfolio planning and design to instrumenting manufacturing plants to support a global unified manufacturing network."
BMW AG, VOLKSWAGEN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT, RENAULT S.A., Toyota Motor Corporation, PT Astra International Tbk, Ford Motor Company, Fiat S.p.A., TATA MOTORS LIMITED, Daimler AG, UD Trucks Corporation, Aktiebolaget Volvo
Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail, Discrete Manufacturing, Energy, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Operations Technology Strategies, Manufacturing Product Lifecycle Strategies, Manufacturing Strategies, Process Manufacturing