Manufacturing

Advancements in Power Storage Technologies Could Benefit Manufacturers

New advances in battery technology could benefit manufacturers in both how they use it in their products and how they manage their own utilities.

How Manufacturers can Keep their Digital Projects from Failing

While manufacturers move to embrace digital strategies, they could be wasting millions on initiatives that produce little return or organizational benefit.

More Manufacturing Apprenticeships Could Help Fill the Skills Gap

President Trump recently signed an executive order to promote apprenticeship programs as a way to help young people find jobs, and to fill the skills gap in industries like manufacturing.

Southern Border States Partner with Mexico to Advance Manufacturing Relationships

Local U.S. government bodies and economic development commissions along the Arizona border are joining forces with their Mexican counterparts to streamline their supply chain and drive regional growth in manufacturing.

How Companies are Shifting Focus Toward the Aging Population

Globally, the number of older people is expected to exceed the number of children for the first time by 2047. This poses some serious challenges.

How Waste Could Offer Opportunities in American Manufacturing

Leftovers and waste from the paper and pulp industry could benefit American manufacturers by offering access to lower cost carbon fiber.

How STEM Workforce Investments by Large Manufacturers Can Benefit the Entire Industry

Large manufacturers have a vested interest in securing a pipeline of STEM talent and are making big investments in educational programs around the country.

Trump Budget Eliminates Funding for Manufacturing Extension Partnerships

President Trump's latest budget proposal would defund Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEPs).

Manufacturers Need to Take Better Advantage of Tax Credits and Incentives

Many manufacturers may not fully be taking advantage of all the tax credits and incentives available to them.

How Manufacturers can Push their Productivity to the Max

Manufacturers should use more precise and time-sensitive metrics to boost their productivity.
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CEOs Rank 2017 Best & Worst States for Business

While there is a level of constancy when it comes to the very best and very worst states for business, there is plenty of jockeying for position within the ranks, and even some leaping and plummeting.

Chief Executive’s 2017 CEO of the Year: Henry Schein’s Stanley Bergman

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Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske opened a 32-story, $450M high-rise in downtown Milwaukee. The tower is now the largest building in Wisconsin.

My First Job: Belfor’s Yellen Learned Billion-Dollar Lessons as 11-Year-Old Dishwasher

Today Yellen has no regrets about being a child laborer, not only because he helped his family survive financially but also because he learned lessons that have proven invaluable.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEOs Anticipate Improved Business Conditions By Next Year

Despite CEOs’ confidence ratings in future business conditions being flat since April, we believe their confidence may be about to break out of its holding pattern.

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