Tag: Manufacturing

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.

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.
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