Manufacturing

Auto Chiefs Back In Washington As Impending Difficulties Loom Large

After enjoying a decade of record sales and overall prosperity, important car CEOs are in the thick of economic action again these days—and none of it is good. These CEOs may have a long ramp of difficulties ahead going into 2019.

The National Association of Manufacturers Is Taking On Proxy Advisory Firms

The National Association of Manufacturers is going after proxy advisory firms and activist shareholders that organization members believe have compiled too much power to affect the fortunes of manufacturing companies .

Toyota’s Millie Marshall Exemplifies Female Leadership in Manufacturing

Millie Marshall has one of the most important jobs for Toyota in the country and one of the most important jobs in terms of improving the prospects for other women in manufacturing,

Food Waste Has Manufacturers Engaging The Circular Economy

As manufacturers increasingly look for ways to bring sustainability to their operations, more are turning to concepts of the so-called “circular economy.”

Atypical Manufacturer Thrives In Atypical Manufacturing Hub

Fluid Imaging isn’t your typical manufacturing company and Maine isn’t your typical manufacturing hub. That’s probably why the two go hand in hand.
Mary Barra, CEO of GM

GM CEO Barra’s Streamlining Plan Underscores Her Trailblazer Status In Auto Industry

Despite strong oppositions from President Trump, GM CEO Mary Barra’s move to streamline the automaker shows that she is a trailblazer.

Arrest Of Nissan-Renault CEO Ghosn Means More Automotive Turnover

The news surrounding Carlos Ghosn completes a stunning trifecta of turnover at the top of some of the most important global automotive companies in just the last several months.

Tyson Foods Takes Aggressive Approach Towards Innovation

Tyson Foods' new strategy may hold lessons for other CEOs in the legacy economy that are trying to figure out how to leverage interest in entrepreneurial companies and outside innovations.
3d metal manufacturing

Quality Control In Implementing Disruptive Manufacturing Tech

The CEO of Sigma Labs found that the same considerations about quality control that hold any disruptive technology in any sector back from mass production apply to 3D metal manufacturing today.

Ford World Is Still Waiting for CEO Jim Hackett To Reveal Grand Plan

Jim Hackett has taken a number of major actions as the CEO of Ford in 18 months, but he has frustrated investors and employees alike who have been waiting for him to hatch a master plan that makes sense.
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CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
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