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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.

More Manufacturers Looking To Cobots To Inexpensively Automate Tasks

Collaborative robots, more commonly known as “cobots” are gaining more widespread adoption because they’re flexible, easy-to-deploy, and can usually work near humans.

Why People + Machines Is The Winning Formula For The Digital Age

If you want to lead in the era of digitized business, what you should be thinking about is humans-machine collaboration. People + machines.

Advanced Manufacturing Is Creating ‘New Collar’ Jobs, NAM President Says

Innovation is changing the way manufacturing looks, and while it may appear on the surface that jobs are going away, they’re shifting to roles that require new sets of skills.

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg’s Moonshot

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg is looking for nothing short of “step-function improvements” at the $94.6 billion aviation and defense behemoth. How he gets there could shape the future of manufacturing worldwide.

Rockwell Automation CEO Equips Workers For ‘Advanced Digital Manufacturing’ Era

CEO Blake Moret’s eyes are on the future and on the skilled workers Rockwell will need to keep this kind of momentum going.

Tech Leaders Call AI and Automation a Threat to Human Life

At a conference recently, Elon Musk sounded an alarm about the threat AI could pose to human life on Earth, and he's not the only tech leader who thinks so.

On-Demand Manufacturing Reduces Risk, Strengthens Supply Chain

New, technology-enabled manufacturing processes, often referred to as digital manufacturing, are not only producing prototype parts faster but also quick-turn, low-volume production parts.

American CEOs have Fallen Behind their European Peers in Adopting the Internet of Things

Bain's research shows U.S. executives also appear to have a greater focus on applying the technology to cost control, rather than making their products better.

Can CEOs Deal with the Challenge of Automation’s Impact on Job Creation?

It is not just the auto industry that finds itself in the cross hairs when it comes to job creation and destruction.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Ticks Up In August

Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs
Strength in the overall economy, consumer confidence and the Trump administration’s pro-business agenda buoyed CEO confidence in August, even as worry persists about rising economic headwinds in the near future.
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