The information contained in this nearly 70-page, data-packed Statistical Profile presents a composite picture of IndustryWeek’s Best Plants winners and finalists for the past five years from 2012 to 2016.
Greg Morris is the mastermind behind GE Aviation's 3-D-printed fuel injector. His work has helped take additive manufacturing from the R&D labs to the factory floor, sparking an industrial printing revolution 30 years in the making.
Kennametal's Carlos Cardoso climbed the industrial ladder all the way from 'shop rat' to CEO. As he prepares for retirement, he remains hopeful that manufacturing can offer the next generation the same opportunities it offered him.
Under CEO Charles Bunch's leadership, PPG Industries has concentrated on its coatings business and divested most of its glass and chemicals operations. This has enabled the company to emerge from the recession a leaner, meaner, more focused...