Manufacturing

Despite anxieties being cause by tariffs, higher interest rates and gyrating stock markets, U.S. manufacturers still can’t find enough workers amid record-high employment levels in most places in America.

Lack of Quality Labor Remains Biggest Woe For U.S. Manufacturers

Despite anxieties being cause by tariffs, higher interest rates and gyrating stock markets, U.S. manufacturers still can’t find enough workers amid record-high employment levels in most places in America.

Kia Celebrates Its Contributions To American Manufacturing

Kia's ad about its plant in West Point, Georgia might have been the most pointed message about American manufacturing ever featured in the Super Bowl.

RV Maker Thor Industries Has LEAPed Into Local Schools

Thor Industries CEO Bob Martin is among the few business leaders so far who have been willing to reach out to elementary schools, teachers and students to enhance appreciation for the RV company.

Trump Gets Foxconn CEO On The Line To Try To Set Him Straight

President Donald Trump personally jawboned Foxconn CEO Terry Gou into affirming the company’s wavering pledge to create thousands of manufacturing jobs in the Badger State.

After Foxconn, Politicians May Beware Of CEOs Bearing Gifts

The latest economic-development news out of Wisconsin involving Foxconn adds to the idea that politicians may want to beware of CEOs making promises.

More CEOs Get Pre-Emptive About Layoffs And Cost-Cutting

More CEOs these days are thinking and acting like GM CEO Mary Barra, moving to get their corporate houses in order at least in part as a pre-emptive strike against the seemingly growing likelihood of a slowdown in the U.S economy.

Bill Ford Keeps Hand On Helm Of Ford Motor Through Its Trials

William Ford Jr., executive chairman of Ford Motor Co., gave an on-stage interview at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit and talked about the company’s ongoing transition period, its autonomous vehicle efforts and more.

Auto CEOs Wring Hands While Launching Vehicles At Detroit Show

Notes from the floor of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit during the press preview this week. Former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne, who died in June, is one of the most influential CEOs at the show.

Top Auto Industry Stories In 2018 Focused On Transitions

For auto CEOs, major transitions were taking place in 2018 that will continue to reshape the industry in 2019 and beyond.
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CPG Companies Encountered Big Forces Of Change In 2018

The CPG industry remained in the midst of a revolution in 2018 as companies big and small, legacy and startup enterprises alike, responded to changes in consumer demand and preferences.
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