In the manufacturing world today, the drive towards lower-cost jurisdictions continues to move outsourcing from China to India to parts of Africa. A large portion of this outsourcing initiative is the same dated legacy processes moving to lower-cost venues. Have we ever considered changing the actual process method, in conjunction with automation, to actually realize competitive advantage? How can government agencies support innovative Canadian SMEs? The objective is to use technology and out-of-the-box thinking to minimize, if not eliminate the labour cost differentials.
- How did a Canadian SME effectively utilize Canadian government funding opportunities to support its automation initiatives?
- How has state of the art manufacturing enabled Lynch to minimize the labor differential of anywhere in the globe?
- From Opportunity to Final Deliverable Manufacturing in Canada