Future industrial leaders are companies which while operating in traditional industries have begun transforming their business to create additional sources of value. These companies can be found in different sectors and have different strategies, yet they share a number of common characteristics. What are the approaches by future industrial leaders to human capital development? What methods do they use to set new industry standards for operational and financial performance? What is their approach to cooperation in innovation? Is the modernization of equipment a key requirement for an industry leader and how will industry leaders of the future interact with customers?