Companies & Executives http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Ron Kirscht Builds Short-Run Expertise for Long-Run Success http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/ron-kirscht-builds-short-run-expertise-long-run-success <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ron Kirscht, president of plastics molding firm Donnelly Custom Manufacturing, has built a successful business on short-run production expertise. He's a great advocate for U.S. manufacturing, but he's no cheerleader for America's rising tide of regulation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/ron-kirscht-builds-short-run-expertise-long-run-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/ron-kirscht-builds-short-run-expertise-long-run-success#comments Energy Management Companies & Executives Regulations Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Operations Include in the Latest Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:54:00 +0000 154101 at http://www.industryweek.com GE Opens New Advanced Manufacturing Lab in Connecticut http://www.industryweek.com/operations/ge-opens-new-advanced-manufacturing-lab-connecticut <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The new lab is staffed with robotics and automated manufacturing systems in order to design and build production lines for the new GuardEon molded case circuit breaker (MCCB) platform. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/operations/ge-opens-new-advanced-manufacturing-lab-connecticut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/operations/ge-opens-new-advanced-manufacturing-lab-connecticut#comments Companies & Executives Expansion Management Operations Technology Include in the Latest Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:14:00 +0000 153891 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of GE</em></p> Stephen K. Carlisle to Steer GM Canada http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/stephen-k-carlisle-steer-gm-canada <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Carlisle succeeds Kevin W. Williams, who is retiring after heading GM Canada for the past four years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/stephen-k-carlisle-steer-gm-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/stephen-k-carlisle-steer-gm-canada#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Transportation Leadership Include in the Latest Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:53:00 +0000 153881 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo: GM Honda Helping Hydrogen Network in California http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/honda-helping-hydrogen-network-california <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>With help from <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/resources/iw1000/2014/Honda-Motor" target="_blank">Honda Motor Co. (IW 1000/29)</a> the network of hydrogen stations could increase by more than 50%, to at least 31 stations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/honda-helping-hydrogen-network-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/honda-helping-hydrogen-network-california#comments Energy Management Companies & Executives Technology Include in the Latest Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:55:00 +0000 153871 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of FirstElement Fuel Inc.&nbsp;</em></p> Ford: Taking the Aluminum Risk http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/ford-taking-aluminum-risk <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ford completely reinvented its operations at the Ford Rouge Center – the historic campus Henry Ford established in 1917 – to manufacture the aluminum bodied pickup truck.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/ford-taking-aluminum-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/ford-taking-aluminum-risk#comments Companies & Executives Education / Training Emerging Technologies Growth Strategies Transportation Leadership Operations Include in the Latest Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:29:00 +0000 153561 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo: Ford CEO Mary Barra is Driving Culture Change at General Motors http://www.industryweek.com/quality/ceo-mary-barra-driving-culture-change-general-motors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GM CEO Mary Barra likens culture change to changing behaviors. The behaviors the company is working hard to impart are ownership, candidness, accountability -- and improvement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/ceo-mary-barra-driving-culture-change-general-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/ceo-mary-barra-driving-culture-change-general-motors#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Quality Safety Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Operations Include in the Latest Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:35:00 +0000 153371 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Bill Pugliano, Getty Images Ford's Aluminum F-150 Enters Mass Production http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/fords-aluminum-f-150-enters-mass-production <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The introduction of the aluminum body 2015 F-150 is an aggressive move by Ford in the automotive lightweighting battle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/fords-aluminum-f-150-enters-mass-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/fords-aluminum-f-150-enters-mass-production#comments Companies & Executives Product Development Transportation Supply Chain Include in the Latest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:20:00 +0000 152991 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo: Ford SpaceX Chief Elon Musk Eyes Internet Satellites http://www.industryweek.com/technology/spacex-chief-elon-musk-eyes-internet-satellites <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has reportedly added global Internet access from satellites to his vision of a future alongside sporty electric cars and private space exploration.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/spacex-chief-elon-musk-eyes-internet-satellites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/spacex-chief-elon-musk-eyes-internet-satellites#comments Companies & Executives Technology Include in the Latest Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:12:00 +0000 152951 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveils the company&#39;s manned spacecraft, The Dragon V2, designed to carry astronauts into space during a news conference on May 29, 2014, in Hawthorne, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)</p> Commercial Space: Emerging from Catastrophe http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/commercial-space-emerging-catastrophe <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The timing of two high profile wrecks – the explosion of Orbital Science’s Antares rocket and the crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo – has taken the emerging commercial space market from its high hyped pedestal and grounded it in the realities of a developing industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/commercial-space-emerging-catastrophe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/commercial-space-emerging-catastrophe#comments Companies & Executives Emerging Markets Emerging Technologies Safety Transportation Supply Chain Include in the Latest Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:25:00 +0000 152921 at http://www.industryweek.com Sandy Huffaker, Getty Images Ford's Dealerships Will Run on Clean Energy http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/fords-dealerships-will-run-clean-energy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ford dealers will use the electricity to power their buildings, electric vehicle charging stations and lot lighting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/fords-dealerships-will-run-clean-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/fords-dealerships-will-run-clean-energy#comments Energy Management Companies & Executives Environment Leadership Include in the Latest Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:24:00 +0000 152851 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of Ford Motor Co.&nbsp;</em></p>