Manufacturing

Manufacturers Interested In Blockchain, Not Yet Ready to Adopt

Manufacturers that rush implement blockchain too quickly may face wasted spending, failed innovation and bad decisions. On the other hand, those who wait too long may be left behind in the wave of innovation.

U.S. Manufacturers Continue To See Strong Growth In 2018

This year continues to be a strong one for U.S. manufacturers, and analysts expect the trend will continue, largely driven by strength in the global economy.

Many Manufacturers Still Falling Short in Cybersecurity

Despite the constant news about the growing cyber threats in the manufacturing industry, many manufacturers are still falling short in cybersecurity planning.
President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.

TrumpTrade: How Trump’s Trade Policies Divide CEOs

CEOs across the nation may be near-uniformly thrilled with the GOP tax cuts and regulatory rollback. President Trump’s trade policies are another story.

Tariffs Shake Up The Solar Manufacturing Industry

Four months after the U.S. announced tariff increases on solar cells and modules from China, the industry continues to respond with new investments while also preparing for flat growth in the future.

Manufacturers Struggle With Adoption Of Digital Supply Networks

While there are great benefits to digital supply chains, many manufacturers have challenges harnessing data and putting it in practice.

Could Human Organs And Tissues Be The Next Frontier Of Manufacturing?

As 3D printing technologies and new materials open the doors for increasingly complex products, we’re on the verge of manufacturing life-saving products that could alter the course of history.

Could Africa Be The Next Auto Manufacturing Hub?

With a rapidly-growing population, an overall growing economy and relatively few vehicles per residents, Africa may be the next hot auto market.

Who’s Pushing U.S. Manufacturing Forward?

Check out Chief Executive's inaugural list of 20 Makers for American Manufacturing, highlighting U.S. manufacturers who are taking "Made In America" to a whole new level.

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.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Falls On Growing Trade War Worries

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.
Our monthly review of CEO Confidence reveals that geopolitical concerns, like trade wars, are causing many business leaders are causing them to be pessimistic in an otherwise buoyant environment.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.

TrumpTrade: How Trump’s Trade Policies Divide CEOs

CEOs across the nation may be near-uniformly thrilled with the GOP tax cuts and regulatory rollback. President Trump’s trade policies are another story.

CEO Guidelines For Speaking Out On Controversial Issues

When it comes to successfully extolling your purpose or speaking out on politics, there’s a right way and a wrong way. Here are six guidelines to get you started.

It’s Time For The CEO To Own AI As A Strategic Imperative

To ensure companies achieve the full potential of AI – and to mitigate its potential risks – CEOs cannot relegate AI strategy to IT departments.

CEO Pay: It Has Little to Do With What the 200 Best-Paid CEOs Earn

The problem is that looking at CEO pay by looking through the lens of the top 200 best-paid CEOs tells you nothing about most CEO pay.