Companies & Executives en Rolls-Royce Unit Mired in German Bribery Probe over Asian Sales <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The German probe is a legacy from engine maker Tognum in which Rolls-Royce started to invest only in 2011.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Finance The Latest Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:00:00 +0000 328771 at SABMiller Board Recommends AB InBev’s Improved Takeover Offer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The recommendation paves the way for the biggest acquisition in the history of the beer industry.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Finance Leadership The Latest Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:38:00 +0000 328681 at AN InBev TECH ROUNDUP: Google Shows Signs of Cloud Progress <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Amazon ramps up profit with cloud, too. ... Microsoft trims more smartphone jobs. ... Sony reports quarterly profit, warns of falling sales.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Computing Budgeting & Reporting Companies & Executives Finance Leadership Technology The Latest Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:46:00 +0000 328401 at <p>Google Senior Vice President for Technical Infrastructure Urs H&ouml;lzle speaks at the company&rsquo;s 2014 I/O Developers Conference.</p> Stephen Lam, Getty Images Big Quarterly Profit for World’s Biggest Steelmaker <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Recovering steel prices helped spur ArcelorMittal to its highest quarterly profit in two years — more than 26% higher than last year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Budgeting & Reporting Companies & Executives Finance Global Economy The Latest Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:23:00 +0000 328361 at Mark Renders, Getty Images KEEN's 'Fearless Approach' to Manufacturing Footwear in the USA <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/iws-manufacturing-voice-0">IW&#039;s Manufacturing Voice</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body"><div></div>One of the perks of being a reporter is that you get to visit some of the most interesting companies around the country. That was the case for Sandy Smith, chief editor of IW's sister publication EHS Today, who visited KEEN, a family business that bucked the trend on outsourcing and founded a successful footwear company in Portland, Ore.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/iws-manufacturing-voice/keens-fearless-approach-manufacturing-footwear-usa" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="" /><a href=" Manufacturing Voice 2 - 72916.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=9240786">IW Manufacturing Voice 2 - 72916.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IW's Manufacturing Voice Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Environment Growth Strategies Leadership Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:52:00 +0000 328351 at Malaysia Airlines Order Worth Up to $5.5B to Boeing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Boeing Commercial Airplanes will supply up to 50 737 MAX aircraft to Malaysia Airlines, a contract that may be worth $5.5 billion at current list prices if all options are fulfilled. The jet builder noted that the order had been attributed previously to an unidentified buyer. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire American Machinist Companies & Executives The Latest Thu, 28 Jul 2016 20:23:00 +0000 326291 at <p>Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Malaysia Airlines announced an order for 25 737 MAX 8 airplanes, valued at $2.75 billion dollars at current list prices. The order also includes purchase options for 25 additional 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9 aircraft.</p> Renault Cuts CEO Ghosn's Pay after Shareholder Revolt <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The company will cut the variable part of Ghosn's salary by 20%, change how it is calculated and cap it at 180% of his fixed salary.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Finance The Latest Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:20:00 +0000 327041 at Getty Images Musk Preps Tesla for Its Next Steps <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Final designs are for the anticipated Tesla Model 3. Where will Elon Musk lead the company from here? Eight big takeaways from a recent conversation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Inventory Management Research & Development Warehousing and Distribution Innovation Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:46:00 +0000 326801 at Getty Images VW Edges Toyota in Global Sales as Prius Stumbles <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Toyota VP: “We’re trying to sell cars in a truck industry. With gas prices on hybrid vehicles, it’s making it a challenge for us to sell the Prius.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Companies & Executives Transportation Global Economy Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:12:00 +0000 326681 at Sean Gallup, Getty Images; Getty Images Apple's Technological Lag Is Starting to Show <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Apple CEO Tim Cook touts tiny improvements or advances long since made by Google as if they can make a difference for his company — the way AR, VR and flexible screens surely will to the Android ecosystem. The reason Apple has fallen behind is that its research and development spending has lagged, for years, behind its rivals.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Research & Development Innovation Leadership Technology The Latest Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:46:00 +0000 325511 at Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images