On the Record: Mark Pflederer, Eileen Markowitz and more

What is the industry talking about this week?

When the industry speaks, we listen. On the Record, our latest feature, offers a collection of quotes from industry innovators, maintenance experts and more.

What is the industry talking about this week?

The cloud has profoundly changed the way people interact. The impact will be even greater as enterprises connect and collaborate in new ways with their global networks of customers and partners.
  Bill McDermott and Jim Hagemann Snabe, SAP Co-CEOs

Manufacturers know that they do more than sell products or provide services; they play a vital role in the growth of the American economy.
  Eileen Markowitz, President of Thomas Industrial Network.                         
Machinery & Equipment MRO

It’s always going to be a bit touch-and-go when we’re talking about the global economic recovery.
  Bob McCutcheon, U.S. Industrial Products leader for PwC
Los Angeles Times

The growth in China is driving growth in the U.S.
  Mark Pflederer, Caterpillar vice president for the heavy construction and mining division
Popular Mechanics