Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Google Unites Hardware Groups Under Motorola Veteran http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/google-unites-hardware-groups-under-motorola-veteran <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As smartphones and other mobile devices take on more complex tasks such as virtual and augmented reality, software and hardware have to work better together. That’s something Apple Inc. does well and Google may need to improve.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/google-unites-hardware-groups-under-motorola-veteran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/google-unites-hardware-groups-under-motorola-veteran#comments Companies & Executives Leadership The Latest Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:15:00 +0000 279811 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The 2015 launch of Motorola Mobility.</p> Getty Images BASF Pruning Portfolio as Bigger Deal Eludes Company http://www.industryweek.com/finance/basf-pruning-portfolio-bigger-deal-eludes-company <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The world’s largest chemical maker reiterated that profit and sales will fall this year as a lower crude price hurts oil-and-gas unit Wintershall, and customers hold back on orders for basic chemicals. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/basf-pruning-portfolio-bigger-deal-eludes-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/basf-pruning-portfolio-bigger-deal-eludes-company#comments Companies & Executives Finance The Latest Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:01:00 +0000 279731 at http://www.industryweek.com BASF Exxon Profit Beats Estimates as Chemicals Cushion Upstream Loss http://www.industryweek.com/finance/exxon-profit-beats-estimates-chemicals-cushion-upstream-loss <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chemical earnings increased 38% to $1.4 billion on stronger margins and higher sales volumes, capturing increased specialty and commodity product demand along with significant cost benefits from both gas and liquids cracking advantages at integrated sites</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/exxon-profit-beats-estimates-chemicals-cushion-upstream-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/exxon-profit-beats-estimates-chemicals-cushion-upstream-loss#comments Companies & Executives Finance The Latest Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:10:00 +0000 279711 at http://www.industryweek.com Scott Olson,Getty Images Workers Memorial Day 2016: Presidential Proclamation http://www.industryweek.com/safety/workers-memorial-day-2016-presidential-proclamation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>According to President Barack Obama in a proclamation released for Workers Memorial Day, “The story of America is the story of its workers.” Here is his proclamation in its entirety.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/workers-memorial-day-2016-presidential-proclamation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/workers-memorial-day-2016-presidential-proclamation#comments IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today RSS Safety Leadership Workforce The Latest Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:05:00 +0000 279501 at http://www.industryweek.com Official White House Photo by Pete Souza AbbVie to Buy Cancer Drugmaker Stemcentrx for $5.8 Billion http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/abbvie-buy-cancer-drugmaker-stemcentrx-58-billion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“We have dedicated ourselves to oncology and we view it as our second major growth platform,” CEO Rick Gonzalez said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/abbvie-buy-cancer-drugmaker-stemcentrx-58-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/abbvie-buy-cancer-drugmaker-stemcentrx-58-billion#comments Companies & Executives The Latest Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:42:00 +0000 279391 at http://www.industryweek.com AbbView SpaceX Wins Contract to Launch Satellite for Air Force http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/spacex-wins-contract-launch-satellite-air-force-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The U.S. received one other bid, but it didn’t say who submitted it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/spacex-wins-contract-launch-satellite-air-force-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/spacex-wins-contract-launch-satellite-air-force-0#comments Companies & Executives Leadership The Latest Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:31:00 +0000 279361 at http://www.industryweek.com SpaceX Olde Mecklenburg Brewery: Precision Manufacturing Produces Smiles http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/olde-mecklenburg-brewery-precision-manufacturing-produces-smiles <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“I’m all about continuous improvement,” says North Carolina brewer John Marrino, noting that he brought a lot of practices from his manufacturing career to the operation of his Olde Mecklenburg Brewery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/olde-mecklenburg-brewery-precision-manufacturing-produces-smiles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/olde-mecklenburg-brewery-precision-manufacturing-produces-smiles#comments Companies & Executives Quality Leadership Hannover Messe 2016 The Latest Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:09:00 +0000 279341 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>John Marrino&#39;s investment in an expanded Charlotte brewery and new beer garden resulted in an 80% growth in revenue in 2015.</p> Cash Is King as Boeing Investors Look Past Rare Earnings Miss http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/cash-king-boeing-investors-look-past-rare-earnings-miss <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While Boeing reported an accounting loss on refueling tankers in the period--its third such charge --investors focused instead on cash and 787 Dreamliner gains. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/cash-king-boeing-investors-look-past-rare-earnings-miss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/cash-king-boeing-investors-look-past-rare-earnings-miss#comments Change Management Leadership The Latest Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:46:00 +0000 279331 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images GM to Invest $788 Million in Tennessee Plant, Create 792 Jobs http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/gm-invest-788-million-tennessee-plant-create-792-jobs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GM also announced it will invest $118 million in its Bay City Powertrain facility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/gm-invest-788-million-tennessee-plant-create-792-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/gm-invest-788-million-tennessee-plant-create-792-jobs#comments Growth Strategies Leadership Workforce The Latest Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:59:00 +0000 279321 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Spring Hill workers react to the announcement.</p> Getty Images Buffett Heads Back to Manufacturing with $35 Billion in Deals http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/buffett-heads-back-manufacturing-35-billion-deals <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The deals are part of a broader evolution at Berkshire, which will be on full display as shareholders gather this weekend for the company’s annual meeting in Omaha, Neb. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/buffett-heads-back-manufacturing-35-billion-deals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/buffett-heads-back-manufacturing-35-billion-deals#comments Companies & Executives Finance Leadership The Latest Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:58:00 +0000 278561 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Warren Buffett</p> Copyright Steve Pope, Getty Images