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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.

The U.S. Needs to Cultivate High-Tech Workers to Support Manufacturing Growth

American manufacturing is on the rebound, but experts say manufacturers, policymakers and the educational system will need to work together to cultivate a workforce to support the growth.

Companies Eyeing 10% Productivity Gain Thanks to Automation

The mass commercialization of self-driving cars and virtual offices may still seem like futuristic concepts to many business leaders. But automation technology is advancing fast, offering CEOs across various industries scope to enjoy sizable near-term boosts in productivity, according to a new survey.

Manufacturers Must Make Digitization a Top Strategic Priority

Manufacturers are facing more challenges that are forcing them to reduce costs, reexamine their business models, integrate new technologies and build new capabilities.
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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

Former Intel CEO Krzanich — What Was He Thinking?

The risks of having an extramarital affair, even when it is consensual, as former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich did, can result in personal outcomes too devastating to contemplate.

Keys To Earning Sustained Loyalty From Your Employees

To reap the undeniable bottom-line profits of a highly engaged and loyal workforce, CEOs must empower talent, brand and employee experience teams to deliver on the expectations of today’s employees.

Otis Elevator’s Judy Marks Talks Leadership, The Future Of Manufacturing

As president of the world’s largest elevator company, Otis Elevator Co.’s Judy Marks knows that standing pat isn’t an option—especially for an industry leader.
Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs

Trump’s Trade Strategy Playing Well With Some Manufacturing CEOs

Many CEOs at U.S.-based manufacturers are applauding President Trump's attempt to disrupt and overturn a global trade milieu of long standing that they believe has greatly disadvantaged American companies and exports overall.