Born Of Detroit Manufacturing, Shinola Grows Its Place In The World

CEO Washburn inks deals with American Airlines, Lincoln and others while emphasizing the brand’s birthplace

How Major Tool & Machine Is Automating Its Way Out Of The Labor Squeeze

The precision manufacturer increasingly turns to adaptive-control systems as skilled machinists have become too scarce.

New CEO Heeds Customers’ Demands In Fast Start At Protolabs

Bodor took over in March and doubles down on consultative approach that has grown digital-manufacturing leader.

Wipes Maker Rides Vagaries Of Covid To A Good, New Place

Terraboost met Covid-related sanitary demand, but now CEO Morrison is pivoting with a new strategy.

Stay In Customers’ Hip Pocket Through The ‘Bullwhip Effect’

Ingredion CEO Zallie ties ingredient giant’s growth to ‘co-creating’ solutions as food industry moves on from pandemic.

Alt-Meat Pioneer Spins Promising Products Out Of Thin Air. Literally.

Air Protein CEO Dyson oversees development of what might be the ultimate sustainability play.

B2B Manufacturers Find Bigger Table Fits Their Purpose

Ingredient makers in Chicago show the middle of the supply chain can band together for the greater good.

New AME Chief Invites Manufacturers To Open Their Doors To Others

Braun, as he departs innovator Cambridge Air Solutions, says CEOs should host factory tours to advance their companies.

New Levenger CEO Conducts A Balancing Act

Moraskie confronts foreign versus domestic sourcing while attending to needs of external brand and internal culture.

Leaf Home Keeps Growing, One Vertical At A Time

CEO Beck emphasizes internal control and scalability of crucial functions—but outsources manufacturing.
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New Poll: CEOs Find Challenges In Using Customer Data To Drive Innovation

Ability to harness and sort through data for meaningful insights remains a hurdle, many say. “The key is...finding what is actually relevant.”


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CEO Optimism Falls To 12-Month Low In October

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