On March 1, Frost & Sullivan's Manufacturing Leadership Council announced the winners of the Manufacturing Leader Awards. The GE team in Minden, along with the GRC, were honored with an award for their suite of Factory Optimization and Supply Chain Optimization tools.
Frost & Sullivan's press release announced the winners in a March 1 press release. The awards program has been honoring organizations and individuals that are shaping the future of global manufacturing for 13 years.
"Winners of the 2017 ML Awards have proven vision and innovation are alive and well in the manufacturing industry," said Global Vice President and Editorial Director and co-founder of the Manufacturing Leadership Council David R. Brousell in a press release. "By embracing the technology-driven transformation that we call Manufacturing 4.0, innovating new business models, and leveraging engaged workforces, these leaders are laying the groundwork for a new era of greater productivity in manufacturing."
Other award winners include Merck & Co., Inc. for Big Data and Analytics Leadership, Lexmark International, Inc., for IoT in Manufacturing Leadership, and Johnson & Johnson for Operational Excellence Leadership.