Manufacturing

How Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich Became Trump’s Target Du Jour

Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich is an unlikely sacrificial-lamb CEO for the Trump presidency. Here's why the company is in the firing line of the President's latest tweetstorm.
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.

Harada Method: What Shohei Ohtani Can Teach CEOs About Building Champions

What does LA Angels pitching-hitting wunderkind Shohei Ohtani have in common with Norman Bodek, the Godfather of lean manufacturing in America? They're both obsessed with The Harada Method.

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Influence Semiconductor Manufacturing

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining continues to represent a growing opportunity for semiconductor manufacturers, with more big players entering the space to manufacture mining processors that are faster and use less electricity.

Manufacturers Interested In Blockchain, Not Yet Ready to Adopt

Manufacturers that rush implement blockchain too quickly may face wasted spending, failed innovation and bad decisions. On the other hand, those who wait too long may be left behind in the wave of innovation.

U.S. Manufacturers Continue To See Strong Growth In 2018

This year continues to be a strong one for U.S. manufacturers, and analysts expect the trend will continue, largely driven by strength in the global economy.

Many Manufacturers Still Falling Short in Cybersecurity

Despite the constant news about the growing cyber threats in the manufacturing industry, many manufacturers are still falling short in cybersecurity planning.
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.

Tariffs Shake Up The Solar Manufacturing Industry

Four months after the U.S. announced tariff increases on solar cells and modules from China, the industry continues to respond with new investments while also preparing for flat growth in the future.

Manufacturers Struggle With Adoption Of Digital Supply Networks

While there are great benefits to digital supply chains, many manufacturers have challenges harnessing data and putting it in practice.
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Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs
Strength in the overall economy, consumer confidence and the Trump administration’s pro-business agenda buoyed CEO confidence in August, even as worry persists about rising economic headwinds in the near future.
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