For the past few decades, the race for industrial competitive advantage has centered on finding new and abundant low-cost labor sources. The next wave of industrial productivity increases is anticipated to be fueled by technological advancements. Cyber-physical systems (CPS) and dynamic data processes that employ enormous volumes of data to drive smart machines define this development, which some refer to as Industry 4.0.
Dr. Dean Bartles, a well-known person in the manufacturing area, is well-suited to describe the complexity of production and how it is being altered with the assistance of developing technology. He is a seasoned operations specialist with four decades of manufacturing and technology management experience. He is currently the President and CEO of the Manufacturing Technology Deployment Group, Inc., a not-for-profit holding company of both the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and Advanced Manufacturing International, Inc. (AMI), a new subsidiary and sister company to NCDMM.
MTDG The Manufacturing Technology Deployment Group (MTDG) is the not-for-profit holding company of the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and Advanced Manufacturing International (AMI). MTDG is transforming the advanced manufacturing industrial base by driving innovation and accelerating growth. MTDG is headquartered in Clearwater, FL.