Come to the IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo 2018 to be held May 8-10 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, N.C. This is the only event designed to keep manufacturing decision-makers at the forefront of a fast evolving landscape in a digital era.
Scenario planning is essentially a thorough review of "what-if" situations, with potential courses of action created for each. Preparing for various shifts in advance can prevent companies from being caught flat-footed by sudden changes.
Much of our old infrastructure is crumbling, slowing down the economy, stalling job creation and making it harder for the United States to compete globally. And the new infrastructure we need isn’t being built nearly fast enough.
A new Energy Department study recommends that the EPA ease rules on coal plants. It also calls for changes to how wholesale electricity is traded and easier permitting for resources such as coal, nuclear and hydropower.
President Donald Trump has called NAFTA the "worst trade deal in the history of the world" and says it has shipped American manufacturing jobs south of the border. In Juarez, that has residents anxious for their future.