Looking Ahead

February 2009
Assembly;Feb2009, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p6
The author stresses the need for U.S. companies to innovate their products and plan for where they want to be when recession ends. He asserts that transforming an innovation into a lucrative product can be a difficult challenge. He notes that there is no shortage of innovations waiting for companies willing to accept the challenges. According to a capital equipment spending survey, assembly plants in the country will spend $2.88 billion on new equipment in 2009.


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