The End of the Beginning

The ML Council’s latest Factories of the Future survey suggests that manufacturers are at the end of the first phase of their journey to Manufacturing 4.0, and are now taking concrete steps to deal with challenges and create lasting competitive advantage.


The Sustainability Imperative: Embracing the External Dimension

Sustainable manufacturing strategies are now critical to the industry’s ability to drive future competitiveness and growth, and improve corporate reputations, according to the latest Manufacturing Leadership Council survey. But a lack of appropriate funding, the right technologies, and clear employee incentives are hindering the rate of progress.

M4.0: It’s Really a Cultural Revolution

Big changes in corporate culture will be necessary for manufacturers to make a successful transition to the digital era, a new Manufacturing Leadership Council survey on Manufacturing 4.0 culture reveals.

In Pursuit of Digital Acumen

Overwhelmingly, manufacturing leaders say a new leadership model is required for the digital age, but much preparation and learning about a new approach has yet to be done, reveals the MLC’s new Next Generation Leadership survey.