Tag: Manufacturing

To Fight New Breed Of California Lawsuits, Manufacturing CEOs Need A...

Recent lawsuits suggest courts have a new requirement for manufacturers: clairvoyance. You can guess where these lawsuits are happening (hint: think West Coast), but do CEOs have to worry about liability law across the country?

With FCA-Renault-Nissan Drama, Who Needs Game of Thrones?

While analysts debate this week’s news over the impending merger of Fiat/Chrysler and Renault in strategic market, financial, and technological terms, those rational deliberations miss the real story.

Hackett’s Vision for Ford Comes Into Clearer Focus, But It Includes...

Two years into his tenure, Ford CEO Jim Hackett’s road map is becoming clearer. And now the same folks inside his company who wondered where his road map was in the first place aren’t liking what is coming into focus.

Realignment Of Global Auto Manufacturing Is Picking Up Speed

At a time when tariff wars, strong consumer confidence, rising interest rates, quiescent gasoline prices and other factors also are playing roles in reshaping the U.S. market, here are three ways in which the auto industry has been rapidly evolving, underscored by the latest headlines.

Trump Gets Foxconn CEO On The Line To Try To Set...

President Donald Trump personally jawboned Foxconn CEO Terry Gou into affirming the company’s wavering pledge to create thousands of manufacturing jobs in the Badger State.

Factora Solutions CEO Barry Lynch On What’s Next In Manufacturing

Barry Lynch, manufacturing solutions company Factora Solutions, is well-versed in the language of manufacturing and Industry 4.0, having spent many years with General Electric before joining team.

The National Association of Manufacturers Is Taking On Proxy Advisory Firms

The National Association of Manufacturers is going after proxy advisory firms and activist shareholders that organization members believe have compiled too much power to affect the fortunes of manufacturing companies .

Atypical Manufacturer Thrives In Atypical Manufacturing Hub

Fluid Imaging isn’t your typical manufacturing company and Maine isn’t your typical manufacturing hub. That’s probably why the two go hand in hand.

Quality Control In Implementing Disruptive Manufacturing Tech

The CEO of Sigma Labs found that the same considerations about quality control that hold any disruptive technology in any sector back from mass production apply to 3D metal manufacturing today.

Ford World Is Still Waiting for CEO Jim Hackett To Reveal...

Jim Hackett has taken a number of major actions as the CEO of Ford in 18 months, but he has frustrated investors and employees alike who have been waiting for him to hatch a master plan that makes sense.
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