Competitiveness en Why Should Companies Consider Producing and Sourcing More Products in the US? <div class="field-byline"> Harry Moser, Founder, Reshoring Initiative </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Can reshoring help US companies fulfill a key tenet of W. Edwards Deming - minimize total cost?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Procurement Supplier Relationships Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 27 May 2016 17:05:00 +0000 288121 at Transforming Manufacturing: IndustryWeek/PwC Webinar Series <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar series, in partnership with PwC </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-start">Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">Monday, October 31, 2016 - 15:00</span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 4 Sessions of 1 hour each </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Attend this 4-part Transforming Manufacturing series in partnership PricewaterhouseCoopers. From operations, to digital, to workforce, to future growth, this series will help you transform your manufacturing business.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 860pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Competitiveness Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Product Development Research & Development Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Systems Integration Innovation Operations Technology Workforce Webinars Fri, 27 May 2016 14:30:00 +0000 248781 at New Auto-Supply Park to Open in South Africa in 2018 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The South African government’s auto-incentive program has attracted companies including Toyota, Ford Motor Co. and BMW AG to set up factories and invest in creating jobs in an economy with an unemployment rate of more than 26%.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Expansion Management The Latest Tue, 24 May 2016 16:50:00 +0000 286771 at Durban, South Africa GE Signs $3 Billion Investment Deal in Saudi Shift From Oil <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The move underscores the growing importance of international markets for GE, which generated more than half of sales outside the U.S. last year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Companies & Executives Global Economy Leadership The Latest Mon, 23 May 2016 21:29:00 +0000 286601 at <p>General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt</p> Copyright Mario Tama, Getty Images US Affirms 266% Dumping Margin on Cold-Rolled Steel Imports from China <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The rulings are part of a package of cases that involve five different steel products. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Trade Global Economy The Latest Wed, 18 May 2016 12:01:00 +0000 284141 at Copyright Worldsteel, Getty Images Embraer Mulls WTO Claim Against Bombardier After Delta Jet Deal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Embraer may ask the World Trade Organization to probe whether government subsidies enabled Canada’s Bombardier Inc. to offer its C Series aircraft to Delta Air Lines Inc. at below the production cost.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Companies & Executives Regulations Trade Global Economy The Latest Mon, 16 May 2016 23:32:00 +0000 283571 at Nissan Eyes Salvage Job With $2.2 Billion Stake in Mitsubishi <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Carlos Ghosn has already saved Nissan. Now after his company has scooped up more than one-third of Mitsubishi, can he provide the lifeline for Japan’s smallest automaker?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Environment Global Economy The Latest Thu, 12 May 2016 13:45:00 +0000 282391 at Harold Cunningham, Getty Images; inset, Justin Sullivan, Mark Renders, Getty Images Is Bipartisan Tax Reform Possible? <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>States offer important lessons for how to handle corporate tax reform.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ideaxchange Competitiveness Corporate Finance & Tax Legislation Global Economy The Latest Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:40:00 +0000 279771 at Germany Plans $1.4 Billion in Incentives to Boost Electric Cars <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The car industry, Germany’s biggest manufacturing sector by revenue, sees incentives as a potential game changer.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Energy Global Economy The Latest Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:46:00 +0000 278571 at <p>Two different kinds of electric car charging plug interfaces -- the left one more common in Japan and the right one more common in Germany</p> US Steel Seeks China Import Ban After Alleged Hacking <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If successful, the complaint will block shipments from any company that used stolen information to produce steel, leaving the Chinese producers to prove that shipments are legal, according to the complaint filed with the ITC.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Intellectual Property Companies & Executives The Latest Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:00:00 +0000 278551 at U.S. Steel