Tag: Manufacturing

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.

Airstream Keeping Its Foot On The Pedal After Strong Year

Airstream is doubling down as the company booms, introducing innovations inside its classic aluminum-clad, silver-bullet shape and diversifying the product line.

Dippin’ Dots CEO Scott Fischer On Manufacturing Trends And Managing Growth

Chief Executive caught up with CEO Scott Fischer to talk about Dippin’ Dots’ turnaround, the importance of company culture and how Dippin’ Dots is handling manufacturing demands.

Manufacturing CEO On Thinking Globally: “The World Is Quite Small”

Mark Gardner and Sappi North America are surviving in a paper and pulp industry that’s been ravaged by global competition from Europe and Asia. Gardner talks about the mindset that has allowed them to stay in business.

Newcastle Systems CEO On Being An “Orchestra Conductor”

John O’Kelly talks about how he’s grown Newcastle Systems from the basement of his home to where it is today and the challenges of having a product that doesn’t have brand recognition.

Six Lessons from CEO’s Huge Aluminum Gambit in Appalachia

Craig Bouchard, CEO of Braidy Industries, has a unique approach in his attempt to build his fourth billion-dollar company. He shares the details with Chief Executive.

Miller Ingenuity CEO Steven Blue On Taking Manufacturing From Rust Belt...

Steven L. Blue, CEO of locomotive and freight car parts manufacturer Miller Ingenuity, has plenty of experience in taking Rust Belt manufacturing operations into the modern age—he’s been doing it for decades now.
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CEO Confidence Drops To Lowest Level Since 2016 Presidential Election

Our monthly reading of CEO confidence in business conditions fell sharply in December as the nation’s business leaders increasingly perceived that gathering economic and political headwinds. The CEO Confidence Index is at its lowest levels in two years.
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