The coronavirus outbreak has caused widespread concern and economic hardship for consumers, businesses and communities across the world. The situation is fast-moving, with widespread impacts. One thing is for certain—it has and will continue to have global economic and financial ramifications that will be felt throughout the manufacturing industry.
So, how has COVID-19 affected the the near term global manufacturing supply chain today? How will it be affected moving forward? How do we reshape and rebuild an industry both more sustainable and resilient for the future?
In our fourth State of the Industry panel, special guest Chad Moutray, Chief Economist at the National Association of Manufacturers, Lou Zhang, Chief Data Scientist at MachineMetrics, and Jerry Foster, Chief Technology Officer at Plex Systems, use a variety of data to illustrate the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Topics included in this in-depth discussion: