Tag: Manufacturing

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.

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.
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After Plunging In December, CEO Outlook For 2019 Ticks Up In January

After plunging to a two-year low in December, CEO confidence in future business conditions ticked up 2.5% in January to 6.6 out of 10, from 6.4 out of 10 in December.
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