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