Manufacturing

Closing the Skills Gap Involves Matching the Right Person to the Right Job

A great way to help resolve the skills gap challenge at your organization is to map each employee to the best job for them and for the company.

On-Demand Manufacturing Reduces Risk, Strengthens Supply Chain

New, technology-enabled manufacturing processes, often referred to as digital manufacturing, are not only producing prototype parts faster but also quick-turn, low-volume production parts.

3 Japanese Business Practices for an Age of Disruption

Over the past nearly 40 years, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America has not only learned how to survive, but how to thrive by implementing the process-oriented Japanese approach to the U.S. business culture.

Manufacturing Report Card Shows Sector is Thriving

American manufacturers are thriving according to a recent reports.

Manufacturers Say Onerous and Redundant Regulations are Stifling Growth

As the Trump administration continues to eye regulations, some manufacturing organizations are concerned that government mandates are holding back the industry.

Smart Manufacturing: CEOs Share Strategies, Tactics and Opportunities

CEOs share strategies, tactics and opportunities for 21st-century manufacturing.

Advancements in Power Storage Technologies Could Benefit Manufacturers

New advances in battery technology could benefit manufacturers in both how they use it in their products and how they manage their own utilities.

How Manufacturers can Keep their Digital Projects from Failing

While manufacturers move to embrace digital strategies, they could be wasting millions on initiatives that produce little return or organizational benefit.

More Manufacturing Apprenticeships Could Help Fill the Skills Gap

President Trump recently signed an executive order to promote apprenticeship programs as a way to help young people find jobs, and to fill the skills gap in industries like manufacturing.

Southern Border States Partner with Mexico to Advance Manufacturing Relationships

Local U.S. government bodies and economic development commissions along the Arizona border are joining forces with their Mexican counterparts to streamline their supply chain and drive regional growth in manufacturing.
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From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies (public and private).

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism Rebounds in November Amid Growing Hope For Tax Cuts

CEOs are reporting a renewed sense of confidence in where the business landscape will be a year from now, registering the highest level since April.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2017 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his success in and dedication to business, shareholders, customers and employees.

EDITOR'S PICKS

How A Former Accenture CEO Turned A Failing Leadership Into Growth

This former CEO's first year was a disaster until he shifted everyone's focus to create a customer-centric organization. What happened after that went directly to the bottom line.

What P&G Learned About Marketing From Elon Musk

While Tesla was moving ahead of the competition without spending a dime, P&G's marketing machine was watching closely.

How to Follow a Great Leader: Honeywell’s Darius Adamczyk Moves Forward

Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell International’s CEO since April, has a tough act to follow, but his priorities are optimistic and leave him lots of room for stamping his own legacy.

Meet the ‘New-Collar’ Workers in Manufacturing

Modern manufacturing no longer thinks in terms of white or blue collar—the workers it needs now are “new-collar”.