First built in the 1960s and bought by L’Oréal in 2008, the Lassigny plant is now spearheading the Group’s move to Industry 4.0. As the facility celebrates its fiftieth birthday, Jean Lardé, VP Technical Director, looks at how Lassigny has been transformed to satisfy the demands of the constantly-shifting luxury market.
Dorothée Kohler is the founder and managing director of Kohler Consulting & Coaching. She and founding partner Jean-Daniel Weisz explore the new challenges of taking manufacturing digital through an examination of the German industrial model in their 2016 book, Industrie 4.0: les défis de la transformation numérique du modèle industriel allemand (Industry 4.0: the challenges of the digital transformation of the German industrial model.)
To meet consumers’ changing expectations, industry needs to become more agile, while shortening time to market. Stéphane Lannuzel, Operations Chief Digital Officer at L’Oréal, talks us through the technological changes taking place within the Group.