Leaders around the world understand that it’s almost impossible for an economy to succeed without a strong manufacturing base. Manufacturers understand their role in the global economy, and know that success and staying power mandate much more than the simple production of goods. As more manufacturing business comes back to North America, executives know that keeping business here means that quality is paramount, costs are in line, processes create little waste and use minimum resources, and the supply chain provides efficient support. When these best practices are fueled by innovation, there’s no stopping the manufacturing sector’s growth.
Manufacturing Today is the must-read trade publication for industry leaders. Through our print and digital publications, online presence, database and tradeshow portals, Manufacturing Today helps executives at the senior boardroom and production levels stay abreast of the most important operational issues in this dynamic market. An expanding social media presence and SEO emphasis will further the value-add and return on investment that companies are seeking. Every issue focuses on best practices in areas such as customer service, supply chain management, environmental control, technology advancements and maintaining quality. Monitoring the fast-changing marketplace for manufactured goods and analyzing effective strategies for the most successful firms, these case studies serve as a benchmarking tool across the vast industry spectrum.
Featuring profiles on leading and emerging companies, columns by industry experts and news about the latest trends in this market, Manufacturing Today serves as the gatekeeper of information for anyone – whether it’s readers, our profiled companies or advertisers – who needs to be in the know about the Americas’ manufacturing scene. In each issue, Manufacturing Today’s editorial team speaks with market and regional experts who share the secrets behind their success, as well as what they expect from their industry down the road.
In each issue of Manufacturing Today our editors:
- Talk one-on-one with the leaders and top-thinkers in manufacturing.
- Explain, as opposed to merely report, industry news and events.
- Profile companies, facilities and executives who have made strides in Best Practices.
- Review the implications that enhanced information technology has on the industry.
- Explore topics of most relevant concern to executives, like lean manufacturing.
- Correlate the impact that events in Washington, DC are likely to have on readers.
- Provide in-depth coverage of Six Sigma, ISO 9000, and other quality concepts.
- Suggest ways to reduce costs and improve efficiencies in the supply chain.
Manufacturing Today’s 109,000+ readers are presidents, CEOs, GMs, directors, chairmen and other high-ranking officials in the largest and most successful manufacturing companies across North America. Working at company locations with 100 or more employees and $10 million or more in annual revenue, readers have significant impact regarding decision-making and purchasing power. In fact, readers’ locations average $50 million in annual revenue.
Readers work in all aspects of this expansive industry – from aerospace to electronics to chemicals to transportation to consumer products. No other publication offers top manufacturing executives this unique blend of Best Practices case studies and real-world management advice. Readers benefit from learning not only about the end results of featured companies’ success stories; but also from gathering knowledge about the processes and procedures that lead to success. Through extensive, timely coverage of Best Practices and presentation of understandable management tips, Manufacturing Today is top executives’ guide through these exciting times.