2018 Manufacturing Leadership Awards Winners to Be Announced in February 2018
Frost & Sullivan's Manufacturing Leadership Council prepares to honor companies leading the industry into the Manufacturing 4.0 era
Frost & Sullivan's Manufacturing Leadership Council announces that the deadline for submitting nominations for its Manufacturing Leadership Awards has been extended to Monday, January 15, 2018. Now in their 14th year, the ML Awards honor visionary businesses and individuals shaping the future of global manufacturing.
"The Manufacturing Leadership Awards is extending the deadline to make sure all manufacturers and individual leaders that are transforming their industries have the chance to receive recognition as ML Awards winners," said Manufacturing Leadership Council Founder, Global Vice President and Editorial Director David R. Brousell. "Winning an ML Award is the best way for manufacturers to prove to customers, suppliers and partners that they are leaders in the ongoing transition to the Manufacturing 4.0 era."
Nominations will be evaluated and scored by a distinguished panel of judges. Judges look for projects and individual achievements that have helped manufacturers set themselves apart from competitors and have delivered clear, compelling value and return on investment.
Awards will be presented in the following 10 project categories:
- Supply Chain Leadership
- Sustainability Leadership
- Talent Management Leadership
- Engineering and Production Technology Leadership
- Enterprise Integration and Technology Leadership
- Smart Products and Services Leadership
- Collaborative Innovation Leadership
- Operational Excellence Leadership
- Industrial Internet of Things Leadership
- Data and Analytics Leadership
In addition, outstanding individuals will be presented with Visionary Leadership Awards.
Recipients will be honored at the Manufacturing Leadership Summit, June 11 to 13, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Resort in Huntington Beach, Calif. Themed "Accelerating the Transformation to Manufacturing," the 2018 Manufacturing Leadership Summit is the place manufacturing executives can network with and learn from the world's foremost manufacturing experts and leaders.
About the Manufacturing Leadership Council
The Manufacturing Leadership Council’s mission is to enable manufacturing executives to achieve transformational growth for themselves, their companies, and the industry at large through enlightened leadership. In support of this, the Council focuses on the intersection of advanced technologies and the business, identifying growth and improvement opportunities in the operation, organization and leadership of manufacturing enterprises along their journey to Manufacturing 4.0. The Council delivers thought leadership, networking, and services around a member-defined set of Critical Issues that are shaping the future of manufacturing, including an invitation-only executive organization of over 800 members; the annual Manufacturing Leadership Summit; the Manufacturing Leadership Awards; and the thought-leading Manufacturing Leadership Journal.
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