Tag: Manufacturing

Portacool CEO Ben Wulf On Manufacturing In The U.S.A.

Ben Wulf, CEO of portable evaporative cooler manufacturer Portacool, has managed his company through a period of impressive growth since taking over as chief executive in 2014.

How To Use IoT Capabilities For Manufacturing

A CEO whose $13 billion company is at the center of IoT developments in automotive, aerospace, medical devices and other manufacturing industries shares his advice on how to leverage the technology.

Going From Good To Great In Manufacturing Through Data

For some companies, advances in manufacturing automation, analytics and cloud technology have converged, helping them attain new levels of efficiency, supply chain flexibility and quality.

Snap-on CEO Pinchuk Talks Trade Policy, The Future Of Manufacturing

While trade wars and tariffs continue to make headlines, Snap-on Tools CEO Nick Pinchuk told Chief Executive that U.S. manufacturers are used to a shifting playing field.

How Politics And Regulations Can Severely Impact An Industry

MMI Outdoor CEO David Cobb weighs in on why strict regulations and politics make it extremely difficult for many companies in his industry to be effective sources of supply, and how it can be fixed.

Harada Method: What Shohei Ohtani Can Teach CEOs About Building Champions

What does LA Angels pitching-hitting wunderkind Shohei Ohtani have in common with Norman Bodek, the Godfather of lean manufacturing in America? They're both obsessed with The Harada Method.

U.S. Manufacturers Continue To See Strong Growth In 2018

This year continues to be a strong one for U.S. manufacturers, and analysts expect the trend will continue, largely driven by strength in the global economy.

Tariffs Shake Up The Solar Manufacturing Industry

Four months after the U.S. announced tariff increases on solar cells and modules from China, the industry continues to respond with new investments while also preparing for flat growth in the future.

Could Africa Be The Next Auto Manufacturing Hub?

With a rapidly-growing population, an overall growing economy and relatively few vehicles per residents, Africa may be the next hot auto market.

Who’s Pushing U.S. Manufacturing Forward?

Check out Chief Executive's inaugural list of 20 Makers for American Manufacturing, highlighting U.S. manufacturers who are taking "Made In America" to a whole new level.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Hits New Low For 2018 In July As Optimism In Future Growth Fades

Our monthly poll of nearly 300 U.S. CEOs found their outlook and confidence in future business conditions at a low for the year as the global trade war looms large.
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Best and Worst States For Business

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CEO OF THE YEAR

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Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Five Tips For When You’re Ready To Sell Your Company

Founder-CEOs might have a hard time letting go of their baby, but when it’s time to sell, it’s time. Here are five tips on selling your company.

Sonnenfeld: PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi Did It Her Way

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi plans to step aside in October, leaving an impressive legacy at the beverage giant—not only in terms of performance, but in terms of corporate culture.

When Politics And Business Clash

When it comes to dealing with customers divided along ideological lines, there aren’t any simple choices.

Elon Musk Goes To Charm School

Wall Street thought Elon Musk was apologizing. He was letting them know he’s been studying for the next chapter of his incredible journey.