Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Six Arrested in OSI Group Food Scandal in China http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/six-arrested-osi-group-food-scandal-china <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Shanghai's prosecutor's office said the employees were suspected of producing and selling "fake and inferior" products, according to a statement posted on its website.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/six-arrested-osi-group-food-scandal-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/six-arrested-osi-group-food-scandal-china#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Quality Safety Leadership Operations Supply Chain News Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:45:00 +0000 146711 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 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> 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 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 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 Reducing Reliance on Cancer Drugs, Roche Acquires US Biotech Firm http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/reducing-reliance-cancer-drugs-roche-acquires-us-biotech-firm <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>InterMune's flagship medicine pirfenidone has already won approval in the European Union and Canada as a treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), and is under regulatory review in the United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/reducing-reliance-cancer-drugs-roche-acquires-us-biotech-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/reducing-reliance-cancer-drugs-roche-acquires-us-biotech-firm#comments Companies & Executives Expansion Management Finance Leadership News Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:30:00 +0000 146311 at http://www.industryweek.com 2015 IW Best Plants Conference: Call For Speakers http://www.industryweek.com/callforspeakers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IndustryWeek is inviting speakers to submit proposals for the 2015 IW Best Plants conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/callforspeakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/callforspeakers#comments Change Management Customer Relationships Energy Management Education / Training Inventory Management Lean / Six-Sigma Process Improvement Engagement Maintenance Product Development IW Best Plants Planning & Forecasting Quality Safety Supplier Relationships Teamwork Innovation Leadership Operations Supply Chain Technology Workforce Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:49:00 +0000 35471 at http://www.industryweek.com