New IDC Manufacturing Insights Report Emphasizes: Globalization Making Major Impact on Automotive Industry

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IDC Manufacturing Insights News Release, 12/8/10

New Study Urges Manufacturers to Adopt Process Improvement Initiatives to Enable the Assembly Plant of the Future

IDC Manufacturing Insights today announced new research, The Assembly Plant of the Future — Restructuring Global Manufacturing to Meet the Challenges of the Global Economy, which discusses the challenges of global manufacturing and how forward-looking automakers are restructuring both design and manufacturing strategies to improve efficiency and remain competitive. The findings of this study — based upon interviews with automotive manufacturers and suppliers in the U.S., Europe, and Asia — will also be presented in an upcoming complimentary Web conference on December 14, 2010 at 10:00 a.m., U.S. Eastern time (visit [] for additional information).

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