GE partners with GMIS to explore benefits of digitization

Staff Reporter

GE (NYSE:GE) and the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) have announced a partnership to explore the role of digitization, lean manufacturing, and workplace safety to support the transformation of manufacturing and economic regeneration both in the United Arab Emirates and globally.

GE will collaborate with the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit to support manufacturers in deploying digitization, lean processes and safety protocols to improve efficiencies, eliminate waste, lower costs, increase productivity and uptime, and enhance employee satisfaction.

To be held at EXPO’s Dubai Exhibition Center from November 22-27, the fourth edition of the Summit (#GMIS2021) offers a unique international platform to share lessons and explore opportunities around these three crucial enablers, as leaders from the global manufacturing and technology communities engage in discussion and debate to shape the future of manufacturing and industrialization.

“GE has a 130-year manufacturing heritage with operations across the globe in the critical sectors of energy, healthcare and aviation, and complemented by expertise in digitization and additive manufacturing,” said Nabil Habayeb, Senior Vice President, GE and President & CEO of GE International Markets.

“We are pleased to be a partner to #GMIS2021 in supporting its role to transform manufacturing and driving economic progress.”

“GE will share learnings from its deployment of digitization, its ongoing implementation of lean manufacturing principles, and it’s clear prioritizing of safety, as well as how these supports sustained manufacturing excellence for GE, our partners and our customers,” Habayeb added.

The summit is a joint initiative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology.

The theme for #GMIS2021 is ‘Rewiring Societies: Repurposing Digitalization for Prosperity’.

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