Manufacturing

How to Maximize the Use of Smarter Robots

Manufacturers have been using simple robotics for decades, but rapid advancements in the machines, artificial intelligence and data are coming together to continually create more powerful machines.

Manufacturers’ Growing Risks and What They Can Do about Them

While American manufacturers have been riding a wave of resurgence and technological advancements, challenges and risks remain. Here's some sage advice on how to handle them.

4 Ways to Improve Safety on the Manufacturing Floor

Despite big improvements in safety over the past few decades, manufacturing still can be a dangerous occupation. Here are 4 ways to improve safety on the manufacturing floor.

Build American: The Case for Making it Here

How companies—and the communities in which they operate—are overcoming the challenges of reshoring.

Reasons to be Optimistic about the U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance

Overseas companies operating within the U.S., many employing thousands of American workers and contributing to the technological strength of U.S. manufacturing, can play an important role in the manufacturing discussion.

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.
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To Win at Workspaces, Blur the Edges of the Office

Gale Moutrey is head of communications for Steelcase, the world’s authority on office environments. At our upcomming CEO Talent...

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”.