Manufacturing

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.

Could Human Organs And Tissues Be The Next Frontier Of Manufacturing?

As 3D printing technologies and new materials open the doors for increasingly complex products, we’re on the verge of manufacturing life-saving products that could alter the course of history.

Could Africa Be The Next Auto Manufacturing Hub?

With a rapidly-growing population, an overall growing economy and relatively few vehicles per residents, Africa may be the next hot auto market.

Who’s Pushing U.S. Manufacturing Forward?

Check out Chief Executive's inaugural list of 20 Makers for American Manufacturing, highlighting U.S. manufacturers who are taking "Made In America" to a whole new level.

Manufacturers Firing Robots, Re-hiring Humans

While manufacturers continue to use robots to automate processes and boost efficiencies, some still see the human worker as a superior resource for its flexibility and ability to adapt.

Skills Gap A Major Barrier To Expanded Use Of Additive Manufacturing

For all the talk about additive manufacturing being a game-changer for the industry, it hasn’t seen the adoption one would have expected.

2018 Regional Report: The Northeast

While the northeast trails other regions in GDP growth, there are notable bright spots.

What A Trade War With China Could Mean For U.S. Manufacturers

Beijing has responded to President Trump's tariffs on roughly $50 billion worth of Chinese goods by increasing tariffs on 128 U.S. products.
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