Manufacturing

Old World Industries CEO On Changing The Culture Of A 46-Year Old Company

Old World Industries CEO Charles Culverhouse spoke with Chief Executive to talk about the biggest challenges the company faces, how they tackle sustainability and more.

Subaru North America CEO Thomas Doll On A Challenging Auto Industry

Chief Executive spoke with Subaru North America CEO Thomas Doll about why auto consumers haven’t embraced electric cars yet, the company’s corporate responsibility initiatives and more.

Barra Steps into Higher-Profile Role as GM Strike Reaches 1-Month Mark

The stakes for both GM and the UAW have increased markedly in a walkout that is the union’s longest against America’s largest automaker since 1970.

Now In Its 3rd Week, GM Strike Dents Manufacturing, Risks Overall U.S. Economy

Don’t look now, but the General Motors strike is threatening to become a significant drag on a U.S. manufacturing economy that really doesn’t need any more baggage right now.

Farmshelf CEO Counts On Manufacturing Scale To Become Big Hydroponic Feeder

Farmshelf founder and CEO Andrew Shearer is pursuing a vision of using manufacturing scale to bring down the cost of his hydroponic horticultural systems to transform his Brooklyn-based startup into a primary engine of the global food system.

Americans Support Manufacturing Sector Even As It’s Wheezing, Survey Shows

U.S. manufacturing may seem to be on the ropes these days with all the reports of a decline in activity, but as National Manufacturing Day neared on Friday, Americans’ perceptions about the national industrial backbone remained strong.

Masters of Manufacturing: Jason Lippert Keeps LCI Ahead By Steering into New Markets

Jason Lippert, CEO of LCI Industries, has headed into a downturn in the recreational-vehicle industry this time around much better prepared than last time.
Mary Barra, CEO of GM Credit: GM.com

Rise of CEO Pay Issue Is Underscored By Unionists’ Concerns In GM Strike

The strike by United Auto Workers members against General Motors seemed to be winding to a close this week, but not until after providing one of the most powerful testaments yet to an issue whose profile keeps rising: CEO pay.

Auto-Industry Leadership Goes On Hot Seat As GM Workers Strike Nationally

The national strike that began today by 46,000 unionized auto workers at General Motors plants pits one of the most confident and accomplished car-company chiefs in CEO Mary Barra against an embattled United Auto Workers president in Gary Jones.

Weak Governance Comes Back To Bite Nissan Again with Saikawa’s Departure

Nissan’s continuing crisis of leadership comes at an absolutely terrible time for the automaker for a number of reasons.
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CEOs Find Renewed Optimism Amid Disruption in Washington

CEO confidence in business conditions over the coming year has rebounded to January levels, although some note anxiety over the pending election.
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