These manufacturing plants share several common traits: excellent and improving manufacturing performance metrics, engaged leadership and workforces, and a belief that better performances are still to be had.
The FAA, the CPSC and the airline itself could not confirm that the phone in question was a new Note 7, but the owner did — and that could be another blow to Samsung’s hopes to surpass Apple as the market leader.
As the company with the biggest exposure to air-bag recalls and the deaths and injuries caused by the faulty devices, Honda has the most to lose in negotiating the cost-sharing needed to find suitors for Takata.
Shahid Khan is most famous for being the mustachioed owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Before he bought the team, though, he built Flex-N-Gate into a top auto-parts supplier and is now setting his sights on buying airbag maker Takata.
Shortened product lifecycles and slimmer margins mean you need to focus on both operational efficiency and product quality. At the same time, you need the ability to quickly track ingredients from their point of origin to mitigate risks and...
The Justice Department is reportedly trying to reach a settlement with Volkswagen by January, with the government assessing how much of a criminal fine it can extract from the German auto giant without putting it out of business.