Nearly 80% of senior execs rate innovation as either the top-most priority or a top-three priority for their company. The following graphic compares where innovation and product development tank among respondent company’s top strategic priorities over the last ten years.
Digital manufacturing strategies are gaining ground as manufacturers adopt big data and analytics to improve operational effectiveness, time-to-market, new product development and increase product quality and reliability.
To fully capitalize on these opportunities and perform at the speed customers expect, many of these aerospace manufacturers need to move forward with the current generation of MES applications and tools.
The greatest supply chain challenges A&D manufacturers face include ensuring sufficient supplier capacity meet demand (43%), supplier performance in terms of risk, reliability and quality (43%) and flexibility and responsiveness to changes in demand or product mix (40%).
Gartner's 2015 announcement of the top global supply chain leaders reveals a striking number of complex manufacturers included in its supply chain top 25, and notes the wide scope of their business models.
The highest-performing Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) reduce the chaotic clutter of paperwork by delivering greater accuracy, precision and quality of online work instructions, while scaling processes across all production centers anytime, anywhere.
Cirrus Aircraft continues to be an industry leader in streamlining conformity management of certification test articles and is a leader in the FAA’s Certification Process Improvement Initiative program.
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