Wednesday, August 12, 2009


What does the future hold for manufacturing in Wisconsin, and across the U. S.?

The answers are in.

Recently, more than 500 manufacturers responded to the Wisconsin Next Generation Manufacturing Study, conducted by the Manufacturing Performance Institute. Next Generation Manufacturing refers to a framework of forward-looking strategies that are driving manufacturing growth and profitability in the 21st century.

The study identified key components, including:

*Customer-Focused Innovation;
*Team Hiring, Development and Retention;
*Superior Processes/Improvement Focus;
*Supply Chain Management & Collaboration;
*Green/Sustainability, and
*Global Engagement.

Our good friends at Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP) can provide you with a copy of this extensive and exciting report. Click here for details.