Manufacturing

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.

Manufacturers Still Seek ROI For Smart Technology Initiatives

While manufactures are eager to implement smart initiatives to improve operations and increase efficiencies, the return on investment isn’t always clear.

Advanced Manufacturing Is Creating ‘New Collar’ Jobs, NAM President Says

Innovation is changing the way manufacturing looks, and while it may appear on the surface that jobs are going away, they’re shifting to roles that require new sets of skills.

Taking Lean To The Next Level

While manufacturers have used lean principles for decades to increase their productivity and reduce complexity, smart technologies can now be integrated to enhance the impact.

Falling Prices Pressure CPG Manufacturers

As consumers move more of their shopping online and seek the lowest prices, wars between mega retailers are putting a pinch on manufacturers.

Manufacturers Consider The Impacts Of NAFTA Negotiations

NAFTA negotiations could stretch into 2019. However, there could be a bumpy road ahead with "tit-for-tat" tariffs that could impact both foreign and domestic manufacturers along the way.

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg’s Moonshot

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg is looking for nothing short of “step-function improvements” at the $94.6 billion aviation and defense behemoth. How he gets there could shape the future of manufacturing worldwide.
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President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.
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Former Intel CEO Krzanich — What Was He Thinking?

The risks of having an extramarital affair, even when it is consensual, as former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich did, can result in personal outcomes too devastating to contemplate.

Keys To Earning Sustained Loyalty From Your Employees

To reap the undeniable bottom-line profits of a highly engaged and loyal workforce, CEOs must empower talent, brand and employee experience teams to deliver on the expectations of today’s employees.

Otis Elevator’s Judy Marks Talks Leadership, The Future Of Manufacturing

As president of the world’s largest elevator company, Otis Elevator Co.’s Judy Marks knows that standing pat isn’t an option—especially for an industry leader.
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.