Manufacturing

4 Ways To Rethink Your Manufacturing Supply Chain

President of software provider Logility urges restraint on China and just-in-time, but advocates overturning lots of other things.

Riding E-Bikes, Aventon Zooms To A $100-Million Manufacturer

Founder Zhang began democratizing bicycles with battery power eight years ago, and sales tripled this year.

How Loree Is Navigating Big 3 Of Supply Chain, Inflation and Taxes

The CEO of Stanley Black & Decker is also making strategic moves such as expansion in electric outdoor equipment.

Three Ways Auto Leaders Can Win The Race Into The Future

The path for Ford will be instructive to all CEOs trying to lead their companies through periods of seismic change.

Dairy-Drink Maker Rebounds Under Chief Who’s Seen A Lot

CEO Smolyansky’s strategy for Lifeway Foods includes robust product narratives and manufacturing efficiency.

Cannis Is The Right Hand To Build Ford Pro Commercial Business

Ford CEO Jim Farley turns to a trusted lieutenant as the CEO of an enterprise expected to grow to $45 billion by 2025.

How Manufacturing Companies Can ‘Be Here Tomorrow, Too’

BCG leader says CEOs must purposefully self-disrupt their companies and create environments for continual innovation.

Inside One Manufacturer’s Transformation

Hillenbrand CEO-to-be Kim Ryan overhauled major subsidiary, proving her mettle along the way.

Farley’s EV-Plant Bombshell Demonstrates Some Vision

Ford’s CEO rose from within but isn’t afraid to turn the company’s strategy upside-down.

Stanley Black & Decker Launches Upskilling Grants For Non-Profits

Giant tool maker commits $25 million to trainers of skilled trades and construction workers under CEO Jim Loree.
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Chief Executive’s November CEO Confidence Index shows optimism among America’s CEOs on the decline, as their rating of business conditions one year out drops to two-year low.