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Shop Management | Articles | STAMPING Journal

Competing with global sourcing in a 'knowledge economy'

April 10, 2007 | By Dr. Victor Pantano, Michael Cardew-Hall

Western companies believe that although India and China are receiving a lot of manufacturing sourcing jobs, they cannot compete with Western skills. However, with developing "knowledge economies" and an openness to change and progress sometimes lacking in Western companies, these countries could easily become top world economies. This article explores how one Indian stamping company had great success implementing a knowledge management system.

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Stamping | Articles | STAMPING Journal

Leaving the lab behind: Australian students move stamping research to the plant

April 24, 2001 | By Michael Cardew-Hall

Stamping Technology for Automotive Manufacturing Processes (STAMP) is a novel type of research program developed in Australia. The unique aspect of this program is that research is conducted for industry inside actual companies--a radical departure from traditional research, which typically...

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