Manufacturing

3D and Virtual Reality Enable Manufacturers to Experiment with Product Design

New technologies are enabling manufacturers to test designs in more detailed and comprehensive ways before they even create prototypes.

Cisco’s Workforce Plan Focuses on Transparency, Opportunity

The tech company’s supply chain and manufacturing employees know the score and have the opportunity for training and reskilling.

Intelligent Robots Could Bring New Opportunities to Manufacturing

Manufacturing robots may soon think intelligently and optimize their own performance.

More Universities are Offering Degrees in Additive Manufacturing

Advanced degree programs help prepare engineers for design, fabrication and inspection using additive manufacturing technologies.

Can Manufacturers Skip Beta Testing?

Tesla is taking a bold risk to take its new vehicle to market faster by skipping a critical beta phase. Can the bet pay off? And if it does, what lessons does that offer for other CEOs?

How Women can Help Solve Manufacturing’s Talent Crisis

Supporting educational initiatives, creating partnerships with schools and changing the perception of manufacturing jobs can help. But a new report says looking to the female labor pool could be one of the biggest sources of untapped talent.

Why Manufacturers Need Cyber Insurance Now

As cyber attacks increasingly target manufacturers, cyber insurance is needed to cover gaps in protection.

Building a Better Road Map to the Future of Manufacturing

Manufacturing is at a crossroads between the value generated by the data collected from the equipment and the value generated by the equipment's output.

Manufacturing: Collaborating for the Future

The U.S. is on the verge of a manufacturing renaissance. The keys to this renaissance are varied, from lower energy costs to skilled talent and advanced technology. But there is one important element that is often overlooked—collaboration.

Collaboration is Powering Success in Several Industries

Collaboration can often lead to better, more successful outcomes.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

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

Peer CEOs Vote in Chief Executive Magazine’s 32nd Annual Award

Lessons From a CEO Who Built an Office Tower

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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