SOURCE: Manufacturing Digital

Manufacturing Digital

January 28, 2011 15:04 ET

Nike's New Products and Rapid Industry Technology Advancements Discussed in January Issue of Manufacturing Digital

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - January 28, 2011) - The January issue of Manufacturing Digital looks at Nike, one of the most iconic sporting brands on the planet. Nike spokesman, Ryan Greenwood says: "We are tireless in our pursuit of innovation. At Nike, we constantly challenge ourselves to think of the ideas nobody else thinks of, to create the products and services nobody else creates or to improve things that already exist." 

The company combines all sorts of innovative design and creativity in its projects. From its invention of the world's first cross-training shoe to its barefoot running range and epic collaboration with Apple, Nike is always at the forefront of new trends. 

This issue also focuses on manufacturing's new image. Guest writer, Terry Scuoler, Chief Executive of EEF, discusses manufacturers' responsibilities in changing the image of the manufacturing sector.

"Manufacturers themselves have a responsibility to help change the image of the sector," says Scuoler. "This involves a proactive approach to parents, teachers, to the media and to young people who are their workforce of the future. As a nation and society we face huge challenges, but ones we are fully equipped to face and which manufacturing will play a crucial role in addressing."

In this issue's concept blog, Manufacturing Digital looks at the rapid advancements in technology and asks the question, is the world growing closer to achieving the ultimate goal of robotics: a walking, talking and feeling android?

Read more at http://www.manufacturingdigital.com.

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