Manufacturing

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.

How Companies are Shifting Focus Toward the Aging Population

Globally, the number of older people is expected to exceed the number of children for the first time by 2047. This poses some serious challenges.

How Waste Could Offer Opportunities in American Manufacturing

Leftovers and waste from the paper and pulp industry could benefit American manufacturers by offering access to lower cost carbon fiber.

How STEM Workforce Investments by Large Manufacturers Can Benefit the Entire Industry

Large manufacturers have a vested interest in securing a pipeline of STEM talent and are making big investments in educational programs around the country.

Trump Budget Eliminates Funding for Manufacturing Extension Partnerships

President Trump's latest budget proposal would defund Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEPs).

Manufacturers Need to Take Better Advantage of Tax Credits and Incentives

Many manufacturers may not fully be taking advantage of all the tax credits and incentives available to them.
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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”.