Manufacturing

Smart Manufacturing Summit Provided Inspiration And Ideas

Attendees at Chief Executive conference in Detroit are returning home encouraged by examples and equipped with hacks.

Willy Shih: To Get Smarter About Your Supply Chain, Start With First Principles

Harvard's Willy Shih is one of the sharpest thinkers around on supply chain issues. His advice for 2023: Ask the right questions, and start now.

Ford Plugs In Marketing Campaign For Electric F-150 Lightning

Advertising praises Ford workers, promotes truck’s “frunk,” goes multicultural—and may be tweaking Musk.

Dodge Tries To Strike Balance Between Muscle Cars and EVs

Stellantis’s gas-belching brand sets out all-electric timetable but lets everyone know it’s reluctant about the technology.

Merz Aesthetics Grows By Catering To A New You

CEO Rhatigan has created a principle-based culture as the company’s products take advantage of the “Zoom boom.”

Generac Is Selling Into Perfect Storm Of Opportunity

Maker of backup generators is satisfying boom as homeowners and businesses protect against weather and grid problems.

Running A Plant Where Laborers Might As Well Be Rock Stars

ATC Trailers provides extra and flexible vacation for the Indianans building the company's “toy hauler” RVs.

A Visit To The Future Of Manufacturing: Inside Ford’s Revolutionary F-150 Lightning Plant

A sneak-peek at the future of manufacturing as it rises from the site of its storied past.

Hyliion Finds There’s More Than One Way To Electrify A Truck

Under founder Healy, company vies for lead in Class 8 trucks with gas-powered range-extending generator.

Energy Costs Crash Course: A Manufacturing CEO Masterclass

You need clarity on where and how you’re using and misusing all forms of energy—and you need to change your operational behavior. Here's how.
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In Poll, Majority of CEOs Say Hybrid Work Is Here to Stay for 2022. Full Virtual? Not so Much

Almost all the CEOs we surveyed in May say they will work in at least partially hybrid mode for the rest of the year—versus just 7 percent who said they'd be fully remote.