Manufacturing

Manufacturers Firing Robots, Re-hiring Humans

While manufacturers continue to use robots to automate processes and boost efficiencies, some still see the human worker as a superior resource for its flexibility and ability to adapt.

Skills Gap A Major Barrier To Expanded Use Of Additive Manufacturing

For all the talk about additive manufacturing being a game-changer for the industry, it hasn’t seen the adoption one would have expected.

2018 Regional Report: The Northeast

While the northeast trails other regions in GDP growth, there are notable bright spots.

What A Trade War With China Could Mean For U.S. Manufacturers

Beijing has responded to President Trump's tariffs on roughly $50 billion worth of Chinese goods by increasing tariffs on 128 U.S. products.

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.

One Company’s Solution To The Widening Skills Gap

When Lockheed Martin made the decision to build a new research and development facility that would add 500 new jobs, it chose to do so in Orlando at its Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) site

Manufacturers On Trump Tariffs: Don’t Do It, Mr. President

With President Trump announcing he will implement new tariffs on steel an aluminum next week, U.S. manufacturing business leaders are speaking out against the move.

What Would A Steel Tariff Mean For Manufacturers?

A potential tarriff on imported would be steel welcome news for American steel producers, but it has been cause for alarm for some American manufacturers who are big consumers of metals.

Q&A: Gator Cases CEO & Co-Founder Crystal Morris

Morris talked with Chief Executive about the opportunities in designing and manufacturing products in the U.S. and being a woman in an executive leadership role in the music industry.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

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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Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

EDITOR'S PICKS

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.

TrumpTrade: How Trump’s Trade Policies Divide CEOs

CEOs across the nation may be near-uniformly thrilled with the GOP tax cuts and regulatory rollback. President Trump’s trade policies are another story.

CEO Guidelines For Speaking Out On Controversial Issues

When it comes to successfully extolling your purpose or speaking out on politics, there’s a right way and a wrong way. Here are six guidelines to get you started.

It’s Time For The CEO To Own AI As A Strategic Imperative

To ensure companies achieve the full potential of AI – and to mitigate its potential risks – CEOs cannot relegate AI strategy to IT departments.

CEO Pay: It Has Little to Do With What the 200 Best-Paid CEOs Earn

The problem is that looking at CEO pay by looking through the lens of the top 200 best-paid CEOs tells you nothing about most CEO pay.