Steve Minter

Executive Editor, IndustryWeek

Focus: Global Economy & International Trade



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An award-winning editor, Executive Editor Steve Minter covers global economic and international trade issues, tackling subject matter ranging from manufacturing trends, public policy and regulations in developed and emerging markets to global regulation and currency exchange rates. As well, he supervises content production of all IW editorial products including the magazine,, research and informationproducts, and executive conferences. 

Before joining the IW staff, Steve was publisher and editorial director of Penton Media’s EHS Today, where he was instrumental in the development of the Champions of Safety and America’s Safest Companies recognition programs.

Steve received his B.A. in English from Oberlin College. He is married and has two children.

Posts by Steve Minter

Industrial Energy Consumption to Rise in U.S.

Industry and the commercial sector are the exceptions to a picture of slowing energy demand in the United States, the U.S. Energy Information....More

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Why are serial entrepreneurs likely to switch industries, rather than stay with the industry where they have experience, when bouncing back from a....More

Hyperscale Business and the Stat of the Day

Hyperscale businesses, taking advantage of digital technology to process millions or billions of information points a day, are threatening to upend....More

Popular Misconceptions About Manufacturing

Boarded-up factories dominated manufacturing news for years, but those worn images fail to convey the technological transformation U.S. manufacturing....More

Optimism is the New Black

Stop your griping. Turn that frown upside down. If you haven’t heard, when it comes to the U.S. economy and business, it’s hip to be....More

Economic News to Be Thankful For

With apologies to all, I have to say it: The U.S. economy is no turkey....More

How Did Manufacturing CEOs Fare in the Raise Race?

If you’re a manufacturing CEO or CFO, you likely got a nice pay bump in 2013, but your bank account wasn’t nearly as energized as your....More

ISIL's $800 Million Oil Business

The terrorist group Islamic State in the Levant (ISIL) is generating an income of $800 million annually from oil sales, according to IHS, a leading....More

Brrr: Manufacturing in Canada Catches a Chill

After a red-hot summer, Canadian manufacturing sales, led by autos, cool off....More

Made in the USA (by the Japanese)

If you like to buy American-made cars, it's getting easier to do that and still pick up a Japanese brand....More