Covid-19 Impact on Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Production Globally: Insights from World Economic Forum and Automation Alley

GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “Covid-19 Impact on Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Production Globally: Insights from World Economic Forum and Automation Alley” features Cynthia Hutchinson, Vice President of Michigan-based Automation Alley.  Ms. Hutchinson is responsible for managing the nonprofit association’s membership portfolio of 1,000-plus technology and manufacturing businesses across Michigan, enhancing the overall member experience and helping members succeed during the digital transformation known as Industry 4.0.

In the 11-minute Audio Interview, Ms. Hutchinson discusses these questions:

  • Can you give us some background on Automation Alley’s relationship with the World Economic Forum.
  • What was the purpose of the piece created by the global AMHUB network?
  • How did COVID-19 responses vary among the different manufacturing hubs? How were they similar?
  • What lessons can we learn from this crisis as it related to manufacturing globally and how can we avoid future disruptions?
  • What is Automation Alley doing locally to help the manufacturing industry prepare for a second wave and future disruptions?
  • And shares her final thoughts