TPG's Top Picks: Week of Oct. 16


This week, as the COVID crisis continues to evolve globally, we dive into changing manufacturing models across a number of industries:


Tracking food and beverage manufacturing in the age of COVID-19

From reducing supply chain complexities to diverting resources away from foodservice and into retail, Food Dive delves deep into how food manufacturers are rethinking ingredient sourcing, production processes and inventory management to manage pandemic stresses. BONUS: as larger companies face increased scrutiny, could niche producers emerge unlikely winners in some industries?


What’s happening in medtech beyond frontline healthcare?

As the fight against COVID-19 ramps up, MedTech Dive tracks how industry players outside frontline healthcare are navigating “changing economic landscape in which supply chains, face-to-face sales interactions, and elective surgeries have all been disrupted”.


Education and automation: How to use manufacturing partnerships to boost innovation


Podcast: Michelle Chrétien discusses innovation in automation, how post-secondary institutions can play a role in ideating, testing and developing new concepts


Can a new manufacturing model help us navigate supply chain disruptions?

As agility continues to become more important, manufacturers have turned to an unlikely solution: on-demand manufacturing, a fascinating extension of the lean manufacturing model.



TPG’s Top Picks is a weekly column of curated, industry-specific trends. We will focus on a new industry every week, and offer you the latest developments in a quick, digestible post.