Manufacturing Magazine April 2024 | Page 5

FOREWORD Manufacturing Successes and Future Plans with Industry Titans

“ We discuss how Gen AI has the potential to transform pharmaceutical manufacturing , alongside the continued rise of Smart

Manufacturing ”

Welcome back to Manufacturing Digital — inside , hear all about Gen AI in pharma , Smart Manufacturing and the fight against skilled trade misperceptions
In this issue of Manufacturing Digital , we caught up with 3M ’ s Jayshree Seth , who is fiercely working against the misperceptions about skilled trades and encouraging the next generation to consider it a worthwhile career path .
Raaj Joshi , Director , Controls and Compliance Transformation at AstraZeneca , dropped by to discuss how Gen AI has the potential to transform the pharmaceutical industry . We also explore the continued rise of Smart Manufacturing with Vignesh M ., the Head of Manufacturing , CPG and Retail industry verticals for Hitachi Digital Services .
Seismic ’ s Luke Cottis tells us more about the company ’ s approach to manufacturing success with Change Management and AI , while Epicor ’ s Andy Coussins , Head of International Business & Executive Vice President , discusses navigating the supply chain landscape with modern technology .
Finally , we take a deep dive into the career of Matt Barber , Vice President and General Manager at Infor and hear about what ’ s next for the company .
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