Companies & Executives http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Boeing Starts Assembly on First 787-10 http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/boeing-starts-assembly-first-787-10 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Workers at Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ plant in North Charleston, S.C., started the final assembly for the first 787-10 Dreamliner twin-engine wide-body jet: the 787-10 is the last of three variants of the series, and the last to go into testing, development, and now production. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/boeing-starts-assembly-first-787-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/boeing-starts-assembly-first-787-10#comments IndustryWeek Wire American Machinist Companies & Executives Transportation The Latest Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:14:00 +0000 478181 at http://www.industryweek.com Boeing workers in North Charleston, S.C., started the final assembly of the first 787-10 Dreamliner. The initial flight is expected in 2017. Trump Considering Former Ford CEO Mulally for Secretary of State http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/trump-considering-former-ford-ceo-mulally-secretary-state <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The former Ford chief met with Trump on Thursday in New York to discuss the position. Mulally has also served as head of Boeing Co.’s commercial airline business division.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/trump-considering-former-ford-ceo-mulally-secretary-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/trump-considering-former-ford-ceo-mulally-secretary-state#comments Companies & Executives Leadership The Latest Trump and Manufacturing Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:09:00 +0000 478781 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally is reportedly under consideration by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as Secretary of State.</p> William Thomas Cain, Getty Images Coca-Cola Elevating COO to Top Spot http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/coca-cola-elevating-coo-top-spot <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>COO James Quincey, who has been credited with steering the Atlanta beverage king away from more sugary drinks, will take over as CEO in May.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/coca-cola-elevating-coo-top-spot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/coca-cola-elevating-coo-top-spot#comments Companies & Executives Global Economy Leadership The Latest Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:38:00 +0000 478771 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Coca-Cola COO James Quincey will take over the company&rsquo;s next CEO in May.</p> Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images Is Samsung Aiming for Wraparound Screens for Galaxy S8 Phones? http://www.industryweek.com/technology/samsung-aiming-wraparound-screens-galaxy-s8-phones <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Samsung needs the Galaxy S8 to be a hit after suffering through the Note 7 debacle that tarnished its brand, led to an embarrassing recall and could cost the company more than $6 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/samsung-aiming-wraparound-screens-galaxy-s8-phones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/samsung-aiming-wraparound-screens-galaxy-s8-phones#comments Companies & Executives Product Development Research & Development Innovation Leadership Technology The Latest Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:03:00 +0000 478691 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images Bike Production Shifts Gears and Rolls Back to the US http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/bike-production-shifts-gears-and-rolls-back-us <div class="field-byline"> Harry Moser, Founder/President, Reshoring Initiative and Sandy Montalbano, Consultant to the Reshoring Initiative </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After decades of offshoring, established bicycle brands and entrepreneurs are bringing bicycle manufacturing back to the United States as overseas costs rise and companies realize the value of "local for local" production.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/bike-production-shifts-gears-and-rolls-back-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/bike-production-shifts-gears-and-rolls-back-us#comments Automation Competitiveness Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Procurement Trade Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:30:00 +0000 477681 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Kent International will roll out approximately 350,000 bikes at its Manning, S.C. factory, but expects to produce about 500,000 bikes in the U.S. in 2017, and has set a target to ramp up to more than 1 million bicycles by 2020.</p> Pentagon Defends New Air Force One After Trump Tweet http://www.industryweek.com/finance/pentagon-defends-new-air-force-one-after-trump-tweet <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>DoD: “It sounds like a lot, but you have to remember: This is a system of systems, it’s multiple aircraft and it’s not all Boeing. This is a system that’s going to have many different companies providing the systems that go on it.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/pentagon-defends-new-air-force-one-after-trump-tweet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/pentagon-defends-new-air-force-one-after-trump-tweet#comments Companies & Executives Treasury & Cash Management Finance Leadership The Latest Trump and Manufacturing Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:20:00 +0000 477121 at http://www.industryweek.com Mark Wilson, Hulton Archive, Getty Images Hackers Hit ThyssenKrupp, Eyeing Industrial Secrets http://www.industryweek.com/technology/hackers-hit-thyssenkrupp-eyeing-industrial-secrets <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The German industrial leader was the target of a massive cyber attack that focused on “technological know-how and research results.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/hackers-hit-thyssenkrupp-eyeing-industrial-secrets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/hackers-hit-thyssenkrupp-eyeing-industrial-secrets#comments Companies & Executives Safety Global Economy Leadership Operations Technology The Latest Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:09:00 +0000 477101 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images Apple Blames External Damage for Flaming Chinese iPhones http://www.industryweek.com/safety/apple-blames-external-damage-flaming-chinese-iphones <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>At least eight Apple iPhones have exploded or ignited in recent months, “thermal event” problems the company attributed to external physical damage.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/apple-blames-external-damage-flaming-chinese-iphones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/apple-blames-external-damage-flaming-chinese-iphones#comments Companies & Executives Safety Leadership Operations Technology The Latest Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:59:00 +0000 475661 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images Pratt & Whitney, Machinists Union Settle Five-Year Deal http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/pratt-whitney-machinists-union-settle-five-year-deal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Approximately 2,600 workers at Pratt & Whitney’s jet-engine manufacturing operations in Middletown and East Hartford, Conn., approved a new, five-and-a-half-year labor agreement. The contract goes into effect immediately and runs through May 2022. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/pratt-whitney-machinists-union-settle-five-year-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/pratt-whitney-machinists-union-settle-five-year-deal#comments IndustryWeek Wire American Machinist Companies & Executives Workforce The Latest Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:11:00 +0000 472451 at http://www.industryweek.com Pratt & Whitney’s Pure Power geared turbofan engine series is critical to its future growth, but recently the company has had trouble fulfilling its production forecasts. Tesla Recalls 7,000 Charging Adapters After a Pair Overheat http://www.industryweek.com/quality/tesla-recalls-7000-charging-adapters-after-pair-overheat <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The recall is voluntary for a product for which Tesla reportedly stopped production more than two years ago and has not sold in at least six months.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/tesla-recalls-7000-charging-adapters-after-pair-overheat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/tesla-recalls-7000-charging-adapters-after-pair-overheat#comments Companies & Executives Emerging Technologies Quality Safety Leadership Operations Technology The Latest Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:45:00 +0000 475131 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images