Manufacturing is not "the Old Economy"

'If you got a 1000 jobs in an automotive plant, there's 3000 jobs in the community supplying that plant and there's another 7000 jobs in that community supplying the suppliers,' Callisto's Chief Innovation Officer Michael Grasley said at the DFM Summit in Toronto last September.

'You're done when there aren't any more problems'

'We had to push our manufacturing partners,' Jeff Wollenzien of Shape Products said in the electronics panel at the DFM Summit in Toronto last month. 'We have this idea. Is this viable? Can we make this work for production?'

Dystil Racing intended to make 3D printed race parts for motorcycles

Industrial designer Miles Keller was 'redesigning a part one day, printing it overnight and having it on a motorcycle the next day'.

'We have lost 25 percent of our capacity in manufacturing'

Manufacturing veteran Nigel Southway wants to bring manufacturing back to Ontario. 'Manufacturing's been good to me,' he says. 'I am really concerned about what the next generation's opportunities in manufacturing will look like.'

Design for Manufacturing Summit #21
Toronto | Jam Factory
September 26, 2019

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