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5 Trends Shaping the Future of Manufacturing

Emerging enterprises and CEOs thinking of starting new manufacturing or product design businesses have a number of tools including social media and digital marketing that allow them to take an idea and bring it to market faster, cheaper and with an intimate customer connection. Here are five trends that can provide a tailwind to help.

ChiefExecutive.net Leadership & Strategy , Manufacturing , Manufacturing Newsletter , Operations March 10 2014

A Dagger at the Heart of Business

Why business should be wary of the Financial Services Oversight Council.

Richard Epstein Governance/Compliance , Manufacturing January 21 2010

A Smart Manufacturing Summit Roundup

Chief Executive’s Smart Manufacturing Summit is in full swing in Peoria, Ill., home to Caterpillar Inc.’s global headquarters. Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman opened the two-day event this morning. Trending right now: Tours of the Caterpillar facility are underway.

Lynn Russo Whylly Manufacturing May 21 2014

Auto Manufacturing Redraws its Map

Every time a site consultant or state economic-development official turns around, some automaker or large supplier is expanding a plant, ordering tooling for a promising future model, domesticating production that occurred offshore or even plotting a whole new facility. It’s happening across America’s increasingly prosperous auto belt.

Dale Buss Best & Worst States , Manufacturing May 8 2014

Boeing’s Next Airbus Dilemma?

DARTS & ROSESDART…KEVIN ROLLINS, newly appointed CEO of Dell. Nice move, Michael. Anyone who read our November cover story could [...]

Amy Cortese Manufacturing April 1 2004

Caffeinating American Industry

DOES YOUR BUSINESS NEED A BOOST? JUST ADD COFFEE AND STIR.

Chief Executive Manufacturing July 1 2005

Can Chrysler Show Detroit The Way?


The smallest of the Big Three has done the most to transform itself.

Herbert Shuldiner Manufacturing , Strategy January 23 2006
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Can Detroit Survive?

Can Chrysler Show Detroit The Way?The smallest of the Big Three has done the most to transform itself. by herbert [...]

Chief Executive CEO Life , Manufacturing January 25 2006

Can GM Fight Back?


Wagoner says it can with some help-not a bailout-from Washington.

William J. Holstein Manufacturing , Strategy January 23 2006
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CAT IS BACK

An icon that once seemed headed for the dustbin, Caterpillar has made an impressive turnaround. Here’s how.

This Is The Byline / Author Section Manufacturing July 1 2005

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