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December 6, 2016  

Factory of the future will reduce conversion costs up to 40%: BCG

Study finds leading manufacturers focus on modular production, advanced analytics, smarter robots, augmented reality.

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December 14, 2015  

Get ready to jump

Advanced robotics is the next great leap.

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March 29, 2015  

March of the robots: prepare for accelerated global adoption

The Boston Consulting Group is forecasting investment in advanced industrial robots will take off over the next decade.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production
April 25, 2014  

US manufacturers gain as China’s cost advantage erodes

Rising wages and energy costs narrows the gap from 14% to 5%.

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August 28, 2013  

Fears of a US manufacturing skills gap are overblown: BCG

Current skills shortages reflect supply and demand imbalances in specific jobs in certain locations.

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February 6, 2013  

Sustainability leads to higher profits: BCG

Innovators focus on increasing market share, competitive advantage.

News General
January 29, 2013  

Watch out for the new breed of Asian entrepreneurs

They’re focused on accelerating growth, and they’re after your lunch.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
January 15, 2013  

Emerging market challengers outpacing Western multinationals

BCG report says they’re spending $1.7 trillion a year to fuel growth.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
December 20, 2012  

Onshoring: production returns

What’s in it for Canada?

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
December 7, 2012  

Apple Macs to be produced in the US next year

CEO Cook says moving one line at a cost of $100 million.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
October 15, 2012  

US manufacturing skills gap not what it seems

Boston Consulting Group says skills gap unlikely to prevent resurgence in US manufacturing.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
August 31, 2012  

Strategic and active M&A delivers strong gains: BCG report

More value in divestitures than commonly believed.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production
April 20, 2012  

BCG predicts more production US-bound from China

A Boston Consulting Group report predicts 37% of US-based large manufacturers are planning to bring back production to the US from China or are considering it.

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December 28, 2011  

Taking back manufacturing

The SME-Toronto initiative aims to rebalance Canada’s position in the global supply chain and bring some manufacturing home.

News Electronics Business Operations Operations Technology
October 27, 2011  

$100B in lost output to China coming home: BCG

Manufacturing in China for North American markets is not as cost-effective as it once was, and it appears some of the lost US production may be coming back.