Craig Guillot

Craig Guillot
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Craig Guillot is a business writer based in New Orleans, La. His work has appeared in Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, CNNMoney.com and CNBC.com. You can read more about his work at www.craigdguillot.com.

Manufacturers Firing Robots, Re-hiring Humans

While manufacturers continue to use robots to automate processes and boost efficiencies, some still see the human worker as a superior resource for its flexibility and ability to adapt.

Skills Gap A Major Barrier To Expanded Use Of Additive Manufacturing

For all the talk about additive manufacturing being a game-changer for the industry, it hasn’t seen the adoption one would have expected.

2018 Regional Report: The Northeast

While the northeast trails other regions in GDP growth, there are notable bright spots.

What A Trade War With China Could Mean For U.S. Manufacturers

Beijing has responded to President Trump's tariffs on roughly $50 billion worth of Chinese goods by increasing tariffs on 128 U.S. products.

More Manufacturers Looking To Cobots To Inexpensively Automate Tasks

Collaborative robots, more commonly known as “cobots” are gaining more widespread adoption because they’re flexible, easy-to-deploy, and can usually work near humans.

What Would A Steel Tariff Mean For Manufacturers?

A potential tarriff on imported would be steel welcome news for American steel producers, but it has been cause for alarm for some American manufacturers who are big consumers of metals.

Manufacturers Still Seek ROI For Smart Technology Initiatives

While manufactures are eager to implement smart initiatives to improve operations and increase efficiencies, the return on investment isn’t always clear.

Advanced Manufacturing Is Creating ‘New Collar’ Jobs, NAM President Says

Innovation is changing the way manufacturing looks, and while it may appear on the surface that jobs are going away, they’re shifting to roles that require new sets of skills.

Taking Lean To The Next Level

While manufacturers have used lean principles for decades to increase their productivity and reduce complexity, smart technologies can now be integrated to enhance the impact.

Falling Prices Pressure CPG Manufacturers

As consumers move more of their shopping online and seek the lowest prices, wars between mega retailers are putting a pinch on manufacturers.
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