IndustryWeek http://www.industryweek.com/rss.xml en Mass Customization…A Lean and Agile Supply Chain Required http://www.industryweek.com/blog/mass-customization-lean-and-agile-supply-chain-required <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>When we think of becoming Lean, in many ways, the ultimate process strategy to accomplish this is what is known as &ldquo;Mass Customization&rdquo;. This refers to production in batch sizes of one to meet customer specific demand. Mass customization combines the low unit costs of mass production processes with the flexibility of individual customization.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/lean-supply-chain">The Lean Supply Chain</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/mass-customization-lean-and-agile-supply-chain-required" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/mass-customization-lean-and-agile-supply-chain-required#comments Lean / Six-Sigma Planning & Forecasting Warehousing and Distribution The Lean Supply Chain Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:34:00 +0000 146681 at http://www.industryweek.com Samsung Denies Child Labor at Chinese Supplier http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/samsung-denies-child-labor-chinese-supplier <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The report said the factory, where components for Lenovo are also built, had hired new workers, and neglected to check their identification. The youngest worker was found to be 14, the report said, adding the factory had also hired 117 college students, many of whom averaged 12.5 hours of work each day.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/samsung-denies-child-labor-chinese-supplier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/samsung-denies-child-labor-chinese-supplier#comments Workforce News Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:08:00 +0000 146671 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Chung Sung-Jun</em></p> <p><em>Getty News Images</em></p> Audi Recalls 70,000 Cars over Braking System Problem http://www.industryweek.com/safety/audi-recalls-70000-cars-over-braking-system-problem <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>An Audi spokesman told AFP that the recall affected the company's A4, the A5, the A5 Cabrio, the A6, the A7 and also the Q5 crossovers models built between March and December 2012.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/audi-recalls-70000-cars-over-braking-system-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/audi-recalls-70000-cars-over-braking-system-problem#comments Safety News Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:54:00 +0000 146661 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Lintao Zhang</em></p> <p><em>Getty News Images</em></p> The Extended Enterprise and Next Generation Supply Management http://www.industryweek.com/blog/extended-enterprise-and-next-generation-supply-management <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Next Generation Supply Management is the natural evolution of what could have resulted had extended enterprise remained the basis of Chrysler’s supply chain strategy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/next-generation-supply-management">Next Generation Supply Management</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/extended-enterprise-and-next-generation-supply-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/extended-enterprise-and-next-generation-supply-management#comments Procurement Supplier Relationships Supply Chain Next Generation Supply Management Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:16:00 +0000 146641 at http://www.industryweek.com American Manufacturing: Through the Eyes of Tesla http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/american-manufacturing-through-eyes-tesla <div class="field-byline"> Joe Baugnet </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>It&#39;s no secret that Tesla Motors is one of America&#39;s premier autmotive manufacturers. Their success in making luxury zero-emission electric vehicles helped them land a spot on our US 500 list. With the creative leadership of Elon Musk, the company continues to grow. This gallery highlights how American Manufacturing isn&#39;t dead, it is very much alive.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/american-manufacturing-through-eyes-tesla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/american-manufacturing-through-eyes-tesla#comments Galleries Transportation Innovation Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:19:00 +0000 146651 at http://www.industryweek.com How to Use a Stage-Gate Process to Manage Organizational Change http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/how-use-stage-gate-process-manage-organizational-change <div class="field-byline"> Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland, APQC </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Only 30% of companies believe their change management programs are effective, which suggests that executing on change is holding them back.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/how-use-stage-gate-process-manage-organizational-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/how-use-stage-gate-process-manage-organizational-change#comments Change Management Lean / Six-Sigma Leadership Operations News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:20:00 +0000 146621 at http://www.industryweek.com Made in USA Apparel Brands Succeed in Market http://www.industryweek.com/blog/made-usa-apparel-brands-succeed-market <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>Would you be surprised to find out that San Diego has a fashion design industry? On July 30<sup>th</sup>, the Fashion Group International San Diego held a meeting, titled &quot;Going from Designer to Manufacturer,&quot; featuring Barrie Kauffman and Heather Haas from two San Diego-based clothing lines: <a href="http://www.fablesbybarrie.com/new-look-book/">Fables by Barrie</a> and <a href="http://fiveloavestwofishclothing.com/">Fiveloaves Twofish</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/inside-california-manufacturing">Inside California Manufacturing</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/made-usa-apparel-brands-succeed-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/made-usa-apparel-brands-succeed-market#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Procurement Global Economy Inside California Manufacturing Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:07:00 +0000 146631 at http://www.industryweek.com Cartoon Captions Slideshow - A Blast from the Past http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/cartoon-captions-slideshow-blast-past <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>For many years IndustryWeek has been providing its readers with the humorous cartoons of Jerry King in our Cartoon Caption Contest, a feature on our website, with winners announced in our magazine. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/cartoon-captions-slideshow-blast-past" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/cartoon-captions-slideshow-blast-past#comments Galleries Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:54:00 +0000 145141 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing Hall of Fame Nomination Form http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-hall-fame-nomination-form <div class="node-body page-body"><div></div>The IndustryWeek Manufacturing Hall of Fame is IW&#39;s annual tribute to the most influential executives and thought leaders in U.S. manufacturing history. With input from readers, IndustryWeek each year inducts several individuals who have made a lasting impact on their organizations&mdash;and American manufacturing as a whole&mdash;through their leadership, vision, talent, work ethic and innovative ideas.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-hall-fame-nomination-form" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IW Manufacturing Hall of Fame Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:45:16 +0000 146611 at http://www.industryweek.com How to Lead a Manufacturing Revolution http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/how-lead-manufacturing-revolution <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Siemens Industry CEO opens up about his role in the American Manufacturing Renaissance and what it means for manufacturing, the workforce and the industries of the future. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/how-lead-manufacturing-revolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/how-lead-manufacturing-revolution#comments Competitiveness Customer Relationships Companies & Executives Emerging Technologies Growth Strategies Leadership Technology News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0000 146601 at http://www.industryweek.com <style type="text/css"> .pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; }</style> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p><em>We are on the verge of a complete new era for manufacturing.&quot;</em></p> <p><em>&nbsp;-- Helmuth Ludwig</em></p> </blockquote> <div class="pcaption"> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Chief Executive Officer<br /> <strong>Company: </strong>Siemens Industry Sector for the United States<br /> <strong>Prior Positions:</strong> President Siemens Systems Engineering Business Unit, President Siemens PLM Software<br /> <strong>Degrees / Honors: </strong><br /> Master&rsquo;s, University of Karlsruhe<br /> MBA, University of Chicago<br /> PhD, Christian Albrechts University</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek Leader of the Week</strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> Hyundai Kia Strike Could Cost $100 Million http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/hyundai-kia-strike-could-cost-100-million <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The walk-out comes after 17 rounds of talks with the management over the past two months have produced little progress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/hyundai-kia-strike-could-cost-100-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/hyundai-kia-strike-could-cost-100-million#comments Workforce News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:51:00 +0000 146591 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Justin Sullivan</em></p> <p><em>Getty Images News</em></p> Wearable Device Market Heats up as Samsung, LG Unveil New Smartwatches http://www.industryweek.com/technology/wearable-device-market-heats-samsung-lg-unveil-new-smartwatches <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Global smartwatch sales are expected to grow this year by more than 500% from 1.9 million units in 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/wearable-device-market-heats-samsung-lg-unveil-new-smartwatches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/wearable-device-market-heats-samsung-lg-unveil-new-smartwatches#comments Technology News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:24:00 +0000 146581 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Sansung&#39;s Gear Fit wearable device.&nbsp;</p> Leveraging IT for Competitive US Production http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/leveraging-it-competitive-us-production <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Third of a three-part series. Firstronic CEO John Sammut talks technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/leveraging-it-competitive-us-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/leveraging-it-competitive-us-production#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Information Technology Technology Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:00:00 +0000 146391 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><strong>IT Supports a Quality Culture: </strong>Firstronic&#39;s IT implementation proactively manages project complexity and demand variability, automatically tracking activities and dealines and notifying responsible parties if the schedule is slipping. Combined with it&#39;s lean philosophy, Firstronic&#39;s IT helps drive high quality by minimizing non-value-added activity and process variation; preventive measures through standard audits; and the use of industry-specific product or process validations.</p> Kia Motors to Build Its First Auto Assembly Plant in Mexico http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-siting/kia-motors-build-its-first-auto-assembly-plant-mexico <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>KIA is the third foreign carmaker in as many months to announce major projects in Mexico.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-siting/kia-motors-build-its-first-auto-assembly-plant-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-siting/kia-motors-build-its-first-auto-assembly-plant-mexico#comments Companies & Executives Strategic Siting Expansion Management Growth Strategies Leadership News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:21:00 +0000 146571 at http://www.industryweek.com Software Making CMM Programming Faster, Simpler http://www.industryweek.com/imts/software-making-cmm-programming-faster-simpler <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Verisurf Automate is a graphical object-oriented sequencing and CMM probe path generation software that creates automated inspection plans, executes them, and generates reports. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/imts/software-making-cmm-programming-faster-simpler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/imts/software-making-cmm-programming-faster-simpler#comments IMTS Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:16:00 +0000 146561 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><span style="line-height: 15.39px; font-family: Arial, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; font-weight: bold; background-color: rgb(227, 227, 226);">The developers claim Verisurf Automate will make users more productive with a 3D environment that includes an object-oriented operations manager, CAD feature extraction, and solid model associativity.</span></p> Suzuki Blames Spider Webs for Kizashi Sedan Recall http://www.industryweek.com/quality/suzuki-blames-spider-webs-kizashi-sedan-recall <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The arachnids can weave webs in a vent hose running from a car's gasoline tank, blocking it and causing the tank to build up negative pressure as fuel is used.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/suzuki-blames-spider-webs-kizashi-sedan-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/suzuki-blames-spider-webs-kizashi-sedan-recall#comments Companies & Executives Quality Safety News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:00:00 +0000 146551 at http://www.industryweek.com Advanced Manufacturing Needs a New Dimension in Parts Cleaning http://www.industryweek.com/imts/advanced-manufacturing-needs-new-dimension-parts-cleaning <div class="field-byline"> American Machinist </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dürr Ecoclean’s EcoCCore system for solvent-based parts cleaning uses non-halogenated hydrocarbons or modified alcohols and an innovative technology for optimized parts cleaning. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/imts/advanced-manufacturing-needs-new-dimension-parts-cleaning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/imts/advanced-manufacturing-needs-new-dimension-parts-cleaning#comments IMTS Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:48:00 +0000 146541 at http://www.industryweek.com Tyson to Sell Hog Business to Win Hillshire Buyout http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/tyson-sell-hog-business-win-hillshire-buyout <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tyson Foods has agreed to sell a hog business to win approval from antitrust regulators for its proposed buyout of Hillshire Brands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/tyson-sell-hog-business-win-hillshire-buyout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/tyson-sell-hog-business-win-hillshire-buyout#comments Global Economy News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:26:00 +0000 146531 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Tyson Foods says it will divest Heinold Hog Markets, its sow purchasing business, to gain federal antitrust approval for its proposed merger with Hillshire Brands. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)</p> If India Wants to Grow, it Better Cut Red Tape Says Bank http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/if-india-wants-grow-it-better-cut-red-tape-says-bank <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"To get back to a high-growth path of eight-to-nine percent, it's crucial to implement investment-friendly reforms being initiated by the government," and ease India's bureaucratic red-tape, ADB President Takehiko Nakao said. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/if-india-wants-grow-it-better-cut-red-tape-says-bank" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/if-india-wants-grow-it-better-cut-red-tape-says-bank#comments Expansion Management Finance Global Economy News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:25:00 +0000 146521 at http://www.industryweek.com Mexico Rejects US Move to Slap Duties on Sugar Imports http://www.industryweek.com/trade/mexico-rejects-us-move-slap-duties-sugar-imports <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The U.S. Commerce Department Tuesday announced a preliminary decision imposing duties of three to 17% on the sugar imports to offset what it said were government subsidies to Mexican sugar producers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/mexico-rejects-us-move-slap-duties-sugar-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/mexico-rejects-us-move-slap-duties-sugar-imports#comments Trade Global Economy News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:36:00 +0000 146511 at http://www.industryweek.com Intex, Mozilla Challenge Apple and Samsung with $33 Smartphone for India http://www.industryweek.com/technology/intex-mozilla-challenge-apple-and-samsung-33-smartphone-india <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mozilla has been teaming up in the low-cost smartphone market in the developing world with Alcatel, Huawei and LG, with a focus on Latin America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/intex-mozilla-challenge-apple-and-samsung-33-smartphone-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/intex-mozilla-challenge-apple-and-samsung-33-smartphone-india#comments Global Economy Technology News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:34:00 +0000 146491 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: 20px;">Intex expects to sell 500,000 phones in the first three months.</span></p> Making Idle Assets Profitable http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/making-idle-assets-profitable <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Ron Giuntini, consultant and principal of Giuntini & Co., Inc., tells MH&L how material handling and logistics managers can adopt the Uber asset sharing model to generate revenue from under-utilized equipment.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/making-idle-assets-profitable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/making-idle-assets-profitable#comments Supply Chain Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:12:00 +0000 146471 at http://www.industryweek.com Uber Experiments with Parcel Delivery http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/uber-experiments-parcel-delivery <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It seems like a natural fit. Will Uber be successful in its Parcel Delivery experiment?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/uber-experiments-parcel-delivery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/uber-experiments-parcel-delivery#comments Supply Chain News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:05:00 +0000 146481 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images More Art than Science: Tips for Boosting Innovation at Your Factory http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/more-art-science-tips-boosting-innovation-your-factory <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Clearly, innovation works. Less clear is how to create a culture that fosters innovation. While there’s no magic formula, these tips should help to get you started.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/more-art-science-tips-boosting-innovation-your-factory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/more-art-science-tips-boosting-innovation-your-factory#comments Engagement Teamwork Innovation Workforce News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:32:00 +0000 146461 at http://www.industryweek.com 2014 IW US 500: Top 10 Manufacturers in California [SLIDESHOW] http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/2014-iw-us-500-top-10-manufacturers-california-slideshow <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>California continues to be a strong manufacturing state.</p> <p>Manufacturers in California account for 10.6% of the total output in the state, employing 8.3% of the workforce.</p> <p>Total output from manufacturing as $213.3 billion in 2012.</p> <p>In the 2013 IW US 500 ranking California was well represented.</p> <p>Here are the top 10 companies based on revenue.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/2014-iw-us-500-top-10-manufacturers-california-slideshow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/2014-iw-us-500-top-10-manufacturers-california-slideshow#comments Expansion Management The IndustryWeek U.S. 500 Resources Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:47:00 +0000 146451 at http://www.industryweek.com Indonesia Passes Law to Tap Volcano Power http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/indonesia-passes-law-tap-volcano-power <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Indonesia is home to some 130 volcanoes and is estimated to hold about 40% of the world's geothermal potential, yet it produces only a tiny fraction of its energy by converting underground heat into electricity, and lags far behind others such as the United States and the Philippines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/indonesia-passes-law-tap-volcano-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/indonesia-passes-law-tap-volcano-power#comments Energy Environment Global Economy Technology News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:22:00 +0000 146441 at http://www.industryweek.com Ulet Ifansasti, Getty Images 5 Keys to Guarantee a Successful Launch to Your Lean Journey http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/5-keys-guarantee-successful-launch-your-lean-journey <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Lean investments can yield significant production and profitability gains if done properly. However, it is not uncommon for these initiatives to fail because of one or several key factors in management preparation for the lean journey. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/5-keys-guarantee-successful-launch-your-lean-journey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/5-keys-guarantee-successful-launch-your-lean-journey#comments Change Management Education / Training Lean / Six-Sigma Engagement Teamwork Leadership Operations Workforce News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:10:00 +0000 146421 at http://www.industryweek.com India Fines Toyota, Ford, GM, Honda and Others for Anti-competitive Conduct http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/india-fines-toyota-ford-gm-honda-and-others-anti-competitive-conduct <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the global companies fined were Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Volkswagen, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Ford and General Motors. Local companies fined included Maruti Suzuki, Hindustan Motors and Tata Motors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/india-fines-toyota-ford-gm-honda-and-others-anti-competitive-conduct" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/india-fines-toyota-ford-gm-honda-and-others-anti-competitive-conduct#comments Public Policy Global Economy News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:51:00 +0000 146431 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: 20px;">The Competition Commission of India found domestic automakers and local units of global vehicle manufacturers guilty of &quot;anti-competitive conduct&quot; by restricting the number of spare parts.</span></p> Boeing's Order Book Pushed US Durable Goods Up 22.6% in July http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/boeings-order-book-pushed-us-durable-goods-226-july <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Despite the strong showing in the aircraft industry, U.S. manufacturing output growth will remain moderate, says industry group MAPI.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/boeings-order-book-pushed-us-durable-goods-226-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/boeings-order-book-pushed-us-durable-goods-226-july#comments Global Economy News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:34:00 +0000 146411 at http://www.industryweek.com Hungary Seeks EU Alliance to Push Closer Ties with Russia http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/hungary-seeks-eu-alliance-push-closer-ties-russia <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban says he will seek to form a political alliance to stop the European Union pulling away from Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/hungary-seeks-eu-alliance-push-closer-ties-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/hungary-seeks-eu-alliance-push-closer-ties-russia#comments Global Economy News Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:10:00 +0000 146371 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Viktor Orban, prime minister of Hungary, arrives at the Informal Dinner of Heads of State or Government on May 27 in Brussels. 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