What are the barriers and challenges of manufacturing competitiveness? What are industry leaders doing to meet the challenge?
Canadian manufacturers have reached a very important crossroad with the way they operate their business. Manufacturers will face an even greater challenge over the next five to ten years as the business of manufacturing grows rapidly in response to the development of new technologies and new competitive pressures.
In this panel, Industry thought leaders and experts will discuss and explore some of the following challenges for Canadian Manufacturing:
- Global competition
- Hiring qualified workers
- Reducing operational costs
- Impacts of the changing Canadian dollar
- Effective supply chain management
- Implementation of Innovation and Technology remains a significant challenge