Manufacturing Digital news roundup: sustainability & OT

This week in Manufacturing Digital, we looked at the top OT companies, sustainable manufacturing, resilience in the supply chain & construction technology

5 minutes with Brian Legan, EY’s Industrial Products Lead

Brian Legan is EY’s Industrial Products Americas Lead. Here he explores the intersection of technology, business and people in manufacturing.

“As the EY Industrial Products Leader for the Americas, my responsibilities include helping companies navigate the technology, business, and people aspects of their businesses to make informed, confident decisions that deliver measurable business advantages."

Building resilience in manufacturing & its supply chain

Manufacturing appears to be recovering from the obstacles presented during the pandemic and associated disruption to the global supply chain, but that is not to say that the headwinds have completely dissipated, says Tim Rowe, Microsoft Practice Lead at Delaware UK.

“After a show of strength in 2022, the near-term outlook is mixed, according to Deloitte, and specific concerns in the form of inflation and economic uncertainty loom large over economic forecasts,” Rowe explains. “According the recent report, “Building a More Resilient Future for Manufacturers through Digital Transformation” from Forrester Consulting, in order to build on the momentum within manufacturing, companies must embrace digitalisation to cope with current challenges and anticipate future crises.

Sustainable manufacturing & construction carbon calculations

Robin Cordy, Managing Director, NBS, explores carbon calculations in sustainable manufacturing, reducing emissions & the need for third-party certification.

Top 10 IT & OT companies

Hitachi, Honeywell, ABB, Schneider Electric, GE, Siemens, Cisco, Oracle, Accenture & IBM are our Top 10 IT & OT companies.


Featured Articles

Helping manufacturers reach their sustainability goals

Laura Capper, Head of Manufacturing & Construction at NatWest, delves into how she helps manufacturers reduce energy costs and become more sustainable

Future-proof your finance operations with automation

Join Dave Glennon from Eide Bailly & Colin King, CFO at USA Brands, for an on-demand webinar on how to future-proof your finance operations with automation

Giesecke+Devrient on new expectations for car manufacturers

Ralf Schedel leads market development in Giesecke+Devrient’s automotive business. Here, he discusses new expectations for car manufacturers

‘Factories of the Future’ & managing successful supply chain

Digital Factory

Augury: Aged manufacturing ecosystem vs. tech advancements


4 ways Industry 4.0 makes factory maintenance easier