Manufacturing

Banking on China

“After seeing Chinese manufacturing facilities, I understood why people have said ‘these guys will be on top of the world soon’,” says Clive Nation, founder and CEO, Cennox Plc.

The drive to local production

Where others were coy about their manufacturing location, SE Electronics was always transparent about its products’ Chinese origins.

Alternatives to China Manufacturing

One producer believes more businesses will follow his lead and start to bring the work home.

ASEAN and the AEC: Diversity Epitomised

ASEAN[1] has seen respectable growth over the last two to three years. However, with the introduction of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) due in 2015, hopes are high in some ASEAN countries for appreciable additional growth. Su Sian Lim, ASEAN Economist at HSBC, casts an eye over some of ASEAN’s most interesting economies, their future prospects, and those of the AEC.

Crossroads of the world

Mexico can regain its ancient status as a world trade hub – if it delivers on promised investment in infrastructure.

Shifts in world trade

Over the past 30 years trade has transformed the world

Global Stories: Freedom Foods

Rory Macleod, Managing Director and CEO of Freedom Foods Group Ltd, talks about entering the Chinese Market.

Manufacturing in China – bringing it in-house

Polygroup Director Eric Steinmeyer discusses the keys to controlling quality and building a manufacturing business in China.

Intelligent robots

Despite all the hype around 3D printing, the most promising developments in manufacturing are happening on the assembly line – particularly in robotics, argues Jeremy Kingsley, contributing editor at WIRED.

Mexican opportunity

Mexico wants to export more to China and is working to improve relations

Trust plays well for toy firm

A global supply chain founded on trust is helping children’s product supplier Worlds Apart to open up new markets.

CEO Insights: G S Sareen, Omni United

G S Sareen, Founder, President and CEO of Omni United, discusses the advantages of a business being credit insurance based, why it's important to excite people around you and how he thinks brand will be very important going forward.

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