Tag: Manufacturing

Manufacturers On Trump Tariffs: Don’t Do It, Mr. President

With President Trump announcing he will implement new tariffs on steel an aluminum next week, U.S. manufacturing business leaders are speaking out against the move.

What Would A Steel Tariff Mean For Manufacturers?

A potential tarriff on imported would be steel welcome news for American steel producers, but it has been cause for alarm for some American manufacturers who are big consumers of metals.

Q&A: Gator Cases CEO & Co-Founder Crystal Morris

Morris talked with Chief Executive about the opportunities in designing and manufacturing products in the U.S. and being a woman in an executive leadership role in the music industry.

Manufacturers Still Seek ROI For Smart Technology Initiatives

While manufactures are eager to implement smart initiatives to improve operations and increase efficiencies, the return on investment isn’t always clear.

Advanced Manufacturing Is Creating ‘New Collar’ Jobs, NAM President Says

Innovation is changing the way manufacturing looks, and while it may appear on the surface that jobs are going away, they’re shifting to roles that require new sets of skills.

Taking Lean To The Next Level

While manufacturers have used lean principles for decades to increase their productivity and reduce complexity, smart technologies can now be integrated to enhance the impact.

Auto Manufacturing Redraws its Map

Every time a site consultant or state economic-development official turns around, some automaker or large supplier is expanding a plant, ordering tooling for a promising future model, domesticating production that occurred offshore or even plotting a whole new facility. It’s happening across America’s increasingly prosperous auto belt.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism Falls To 12-Month Low In October

Chief Executive’s latest reading of CEO sentiment shows growing number of CEOs disillusioned with short-term economic recovery, as list of issues disrupting business continues to grow.