Manufacturing

Vroom! Vroom!: Startup Wants Super Bowl To Accelerate Business

Major online used-car brand contrasts its e-commerce platform with the “torture” of a dealership experience.

Winnebago Industries Looks To New Brand Portfolio For Strength

CEO Happe has turned around RV giant by entering growing sectors—even acquiring a boat maker.

Barra Boldly Stakes GM To a Future Without Fossil Fuels

Industry’s most dynamic CEO leapfrogs herself with company’s ambitious new carbon-neutral commitments.

Values Play: Alexandria Industries Meets Labor Shortage The Hard Way

CEO Schabel needs manufacturing workers more than ever, but they’ve got to satisfy standards for integrity and trust.

The Most Important Product You Can Sell In 2021

With trust in institutions at an all-time low, consumers are desperate for something to believe in. Give it to them, by staying true to your 'enduring idea.'

Protolabs’ Chief Accelerated Transition To Digital Manufacturing

Holt oversaw robust growth, proof of business model amid Covid, and beginning of supply-chain shift.

Post-Pandemic Crystal Ball Sees Covid’s Changes Continuing

Ford’s futurist says CEOs might have seen pandemic coming, and will see changes such as remote work persist.

Resilience 2021: ‘Adapt, Improvise And Overcome’

What does it take to build an anti-fragile company that can take a punch and throw one, too? We asked CEOs across a range of sectors for top-of-mind takeaways for 2021.
Mary Barra, CEO of GM Credit: GM.com

Barra’s EV Speech Tries To Steal A March On The Future

GM’s CEO underscores her determination to lead transformational change, stay in the industry vanguard, and challenge Silicon Valley.

Business Leaders Condemn Mob Assault On U.S. Capitol; ‘This Is Sedition’

Jay Timmons, who leads the largest organization representing American manufacturing, said Vice President Mike Pence should consider invoking the 25th amendment in the wake of Wednesday's violence. 'This is sedition and should be treated as such.'
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism Again Climbs In April Amid Soaring Vaccination Rate

Chief Executive’s latest poll of U.S. CEOs finds growing confidence in the future of the economy; most now expect rising profits, revenue, hiring and capital expenditures in the coming months.