Companies & Executives http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en GE Aviation Vows to 'Blueprint' CMC Material Production http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/ge-aviation-vows-blueprint-cmc-material-production <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GE Aviation is promising to develop a ‘blueprint’ for industrialized production of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) components, the advanced-material parts it is relying on to reduce weight and improve performance characteristics for its jet engine and land-based gas turbine systems. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/ge-aviation-vows-blueprint-cmc-material-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/ge-aviation-vows-blueprint-cmc-material-production#comments IndustryWeek Wire American Machinist Companies & Executives The Latest Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:18:00 +0000 576771 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The LEAP engine, developed by GE Aviation joint venture CFM International, is the first commercial jet engine to use CMCs in the high-pressure turbine section. It is already the best-selling engine in GE history, powering the new Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX.</p> Boeing to Open Its First European Plant in Post-Brexit UK http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/boeing-open-its-first-european-plant-post-brexit-uk <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The 25,000 square-foot plant will initially employ 30 people, with recruitment starting next year.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/boeing-open-its-first-european-plant-post-brexit-uk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/boeing-open-its-first-european-plant-post-brexit-uk#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:55:00 +0000 579771 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Getty Images Exxon's New Chief Endorses Carbon Tax to Combat Climate Change http://www.industryweek.com/environment/exxons-new-chief-endorses-carbon-tax-combat-climate-change <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A key component is Exxon’s insistence that the tax be revenue-neutral, which means other taxes would be scaled back so the government’s take wouldn’t be any greater.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/exxons-new-chief-endorses-carbon-tax-combat-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/exxons-new-chief-endorses-carbon-tax-combat-climate-change#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Environment The Latest Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:49:00 +0000 578931 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images VW Executive Pleads Not Guilty as 5 Avoid US Diesel Case http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/vw-executive-pleads-not-guilty-5-avoid-us-diesel-case <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The criminal plea is part of the ballooning bill that has followed the carmaker’s September 2015 admission that about 11 million diesel cars worldwide were outfitted with so-called defeat devices.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/vw-executive-pleads-not-guilty-5-avoid-us-diesel-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/vw-executive-pleads-not-guilty-5-avoid-us-diesel-case#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Regulations The Latest Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:27:00 +0000 578921 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Sean Gallup, Getty Images Coming Soon, to an NBA Court Near You? http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/coming-soon-nba-court-near-you <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>When General Electric announced a deal last month to advertise on the fabled jerseys of the Boston Celtics, it got us thinking: What other American manufacturing and tech companies might be good fits for the uncharted territory of NBA jersey sponsorships?</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/coming-soon-nba-court-near-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/coming-soon-nba-court-near-you#comments Galleries Companies & Executives Leadership Technology The Latest Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:48:00 +0000 578841 at http://www.industryweek.com Labor Leaders Left out of Trump's Manufacturing Meeting http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/labor-leaders-left-out-trumps-manufacturing-meeting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, and Thea Lee, deputy chief of staff for the federation of 55 unions, are on the White House’s list of leaders but didn’t receive invitations.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/labor-leaders-left-out-trumps-manufacturing-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/labor-leaders-left-out-trumps-manufacturing-meeting#comments Companies & Executives Labor / Employment Policy Trade Global Economy Leadership Workforce The Latest Trump and Manufacturing Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:38:00 +0000 578291 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Nissan Can Manage Just Fine without Ghosn at the Wheel http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/nissan-can-manage-just-fine-without-ghosn-wheel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hiroto Saikawa, a former purchasing chief who's been with Nissan since the 1970s, will take over as CEO. He rose under Ghosn as a manager of the carmaker's purchasing operation, one of the toughest jobs in the business during the early 2000.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/nissan-can-manage-just-fine-without-ghosn-wheel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/nissan-can-manage-just-fine-without-ghosn-wheel#comments Companies & Executives The Latest Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:10:00 +0000 577801 at http://www.industryweek.com Tesla Preps for C-Suite Change as Musk Maintains Model 3 Schedule http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/tesla-preps-c-suite-change-musk-maintains-model-3-schedule <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While the electric car maker reported a quarterly loss and announced a CFO switch, it also maintained that the Model 3 will delivered on time in July.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/tesla-preps-c-suite-change-musk-maintains-model-3-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/tesla-preps-c-suite-change-musk-maintains-model-3-schedule#comments Budgeting & Reporting Change Management Companies & Executives Finance Leadership The Latest Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:46:00 +0000 577381 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Former and future Tesla Motors CFO Deepak Ahuja, left, will replace current CFO Jason Wheeler, who will leave the company in April to pursue public policy opportunities.</p> Tesla Motors Inc. Exxon Caves to Oil Crash with Historic Global Reserves Cut http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/exxon-caves-oil-crash-historic-global-reserves-cut <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The 3.5-billion barrel Kearl oil-sands development in western Canada accounted for most of the hit.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/exxon-caves-oil-crash-historic-global-reserves-cut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/exxon-caves-oil-crash-historic-global-reserves-cut#comments Companies & Executives Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:46:00 +0000 576831 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images Ghosn Steps Back from Nissan to Focus on Mitsubishi Turnaround http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/ghosn-steps-back-nissan-focus-mitsubishi-turnaround <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ghosn, credited with turning around Nissan after taking over as chief operating officer in 1999, will look to do the same at Mitsubishi Motors. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/ghosn-steps-back-nissan-focus-mitsubishi-turnaround" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/ghosn-steps-back-nissan-focus-mitsubishi-turnaround#comments Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:14:00 +0000 576821 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Carlos Ghosn</p> Copyright Getty Images