Manufacturing

Andra Rush Builds New Factory in Detroit And Keeps On Trucking

Andra Rush is the latest major manufacturer to invest in a new factory in the City of Detroit, the most recent in a string of developments that amount to an industrial renaissance in the original home of the American automotive arsenal.

Sparkling Ice CEO Chris Hall Helps CPG Pioneer Scintillate Again

In just over a year as its new CEO, Chris Hall has helped Sparkling Ice regain its mojo after the pioneering sparkling-water brand spent a few years grappling with deep-pocketed competition, a brand-extension stumble and, finally, the ouster of Hall’s predecessor.

Masters of Manufacturing: Tom Bickes Helps Close Skills Gap for U.S. Factories

The latest in our “Masters of Manufacturing” series, Atlanta-based EmployBridge CEO Tom Bickes talks about helping manufacturers determine how they become that preferred employer and how they retain talent.

Americans’ Regard for Manufacturing Reflects Its Trump-Era Priority

Regardless of their personal politics or their assessments of his social-media antics, manufacturing CEOs have to be grateful to President Trump for at least one thing: raising the profile of their industry to an ever-present public priority.

Fate of BMW CEO Krüger Is Symptomatic of Pressures on Global Automakers

The auto industry has gotten more demanding lately, and even confusing, and BMW CEO Harald Kruger wasn’t able to steer the iconic company any longer. So he will be out in 2020.

Lee Iacocca’s Leadership Legacy To An Industry And Our Nation

Lee Iacocca was a car making titan who led a massive transformation of the industry at Ford and Chrysler. He was a hugely competitive executive—driven by commercial success and patriotic pride. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld looks back at his life.

An Appreciation: Chrysler Rescuer Lee Iacocca Was America’s First Celebrity CEO

A tribute to Lee Iacocca, who became one of the most dynamic leaders in automotive history, Chrysler's savior and America’s first celebrity CEO.

Why The ‘Robot Revolution’ Is Unlikely To Be The Apocalypse Labor Predicts

One of the most recent prognostications about the toll that robots will take on manufacturing jobs: About 20 million factory positions could be displaced by industrial robots by 2030, according to Oxford Economics. But before you break out into cold sweats, look closer.

Masters of Manufacturing: How Barbara Humpton, Siemens USA CEO, Democratizes Digital

This is the latest in our “Masters of Manufacturing” series, presented in partnership with The Indiana Economic Development Corporation. Each month we share insights...

P&G CEO Taylor Embraces Sustainability Thinking in C-Suite and Beyond

Procter & Gamble CEO David Taylor has become a leader among CPG chiefs in embracing the concept of corporate “sustainability” over the last few years.
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