Manufacturing

Farley Is Named Ford’s COO, Presumably Winning Succession Horserace

In management shakeup, strategy chief ascends as CEO Hackett says goodbye to Farley’s main contender, operations chief Joe Hinrichs.

Masters of Manufacturing: E.W. Grobbel Wins By Winning With Workers

The CEO of a corned beef outfit in Detroit says labor shortages are no excuse for ineffective management.

Made-in-America WeatherTech Gives Back in New Super Bowl Ad

CEO David MacNeil uses Big Game spot this year to focus on University of Wisconsin treatments for his sick dog, Scout

Mini’s Urban-X Boosts Startups—Whether They’re Going To Help With Cars Or Not

The carmaker’s industry-leading accelerator invests in auto-related technologies, and in urban challenges such as sewer inspection.

Not OK, Boomer: Six Coping Strategies When Your Best Workers Start Retiring

Each month, some 10,000 of America’s most experienced workers retire, stampeding decades of expertise out the door with them. How to make the transition less painful for your business?

Master of Manufacturing: ISlides’ Niche is Custom-Printed Promotional Footwear  

Justin Kittredge’s company creates unique position by turning out—and turning around—customized promotional ‘slides’ in days.

Regional Report: The Midwest

Despite mixed signals about the economic outlook in the nation’s heartland, several states stand out for their pro-growth business climates.

Muilenburg Out As Boeing CEO. Now What?

It was, in retrospect, probably inevitable. Boeing announced Monday morning that its embattled chief executive Dennis A. Muilenburg had resigned, replaced by the company’s current...

He Built It And They Are Coming—To KAR Global’s New Headquarters

CEO Jim Hallett’s auto-remarketing giant beckons digital talent with a glistening new building in Indiana, and a culture to match.

Leading Automation In The Workplace of Tomorrow

In the following roundtable recap, CEOs discuss the best ways to adapt to an increasingly automated workplace while, at the same time, calming employee fears.
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