LEVERAGING OPPORTUNITIES TO DRIVE MANUFACTURING SUCCESS
With a legacy of manufacturing leadership and a relentless drive to push boundaries, Wisconsin is poised to define the future of manufacturing, not only in what we produce but in how we produce it. By embracing change and adopting new technology, Wisconsin manufacturers can help maintain the state’s industry excellence by improving productivity, increasing global competitiveness and accelerating innovation.
But it will require a concerted and collaborative effort. That’s why WEDC and its partners are helping manufacturers throughout the state take advantage of new opportunities by leveraging technology and proven industry best practices.
As manufacturing across all industries experiences unprecedented transformation, WEDC works with statewide partners to offer solutions to help you improve productivity, accelerate technology adoption and strengthen global competitiveness. Connect with the following resources to get started:
By Colin Wilson, WMEP Senior Automation Consultant Automation is a hot topic with Wisconsin manufacturers, yet the barrier to entry has traditionally been high. This includes not only the cost of equipment but the time commitment from internal resources
ADVANCED MANUFACTURING NEWS
WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes spoke about the strength of the state's manufacturing
Erik Anderson has a bone to pick with Merriam-Webster, insofar as dictionary definitions contribute to a common misinterpretation that “automation” involves replacing humans with machines. The subtitle of his breakout session at the 2019 Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology show in West Allis pointedly dispelled the fear-inducing suggestion that we’re all disposable: “The Robots Are Not Coming for Our Jobs.” Read More