Manufacturing innovation and 3D printing central to Nike’s growth, says CEO

Mike Parker, the President and CEO of popular footwear brand Nike has revealed much of its success is down to manufacturing innovation. “At the heart of our ability to achieve long-term growth is our unrivalled ability to innovate.”

He said that the company’s innovations were driven by input from consumers and top athletes as well as new technological, design and material developments. Nike is committed to constantly pushing boundaries in terms of materials used, concepts tried and designs tested and this has kept it at the cutting-edge of sportswear development for many years.

These innovations include its Flyknit technology and Nike Pro and Nike Dri-Fit brands. In terms of Nike’s innovation pipeline, Parker said we can expect “new products that are better for athletes, consumers and the planet.” … (Read more)

Source: ManufacturingGlobal.com