Time to wake the sleeping giants

December 2004
Cabinet Maker;12/3/2004, Issue 5417, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on the professional life of Steve Luddington, managing director of Hilding Anders in Great Britain. Effort to increase the market share in the furniture industry; Strategic planning for design and technological innovation; Application of the basic principles of worldclass manufacture to the industrial sector.


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