When growing demand called for a new production facility farther east, the signature bread company deployed a common infrastructure and advanced software to ease data sharing between machines, lines and facilities....More
For the first time, a Chinese company is the world's largest, according to the 2014 IndustryWeek 1000, the annual ranking of the world's largest manufacturers by revenue.
The Chinese oil behemoth China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (IW 1000/1) -- Sinopec -- has more than doubled its revenue stream in the past five years, catapulting it into the No. 1 spot this year, leapfrogging from the No.
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....More