Competitiveness http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en GE Breaks Ground On Ontario Engine Facility http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/ge-breaks-ground-ontario-engine-facility <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The move corresponds with a 2015 decision to move engine production from Waukesha, Wisconsin, because of General Electric’s struggles with the Export-Import Bank.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/ge-breaks-ground-ontario-engine-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/ge-breaks-ground-ontario-engine-facility#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Corporate Finance & Tax Trade Finance Global Economy Leadership Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:51:00 +0000 355571 at http://www.industryweek.com Bill Pugliano, Getty Images Germany and the US: A Transatlantic Race to Digital Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/finance/germany-and-us-transatlantic-race-digital-manufacturing <div class="field-byline"> Roland Chalons-Browne, CEO, Siemens Financial Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Digital technologies are transforming the global manufacturing industry – with the impact clearly evident in the US and Germany. Realizing the full potential of digitalization will rely on individual manufacturers developing a clear view of the business impact while, at the same time, establishing a method of funding to allow affordable ongoing investments in new technology. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/germany-and-us-transatlantic-race-digital-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/germany-and-us-transatlantic-race-digital-manufacturing#comments Competitiveness Digital Tools Information Technology Finance Global Economy Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:23:00 +0000 354071 at http://www.industryweek.com Orders for US Capital Equipment Climb by Most Since January http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/orders-us-capital-equipment-climb-most-january-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Back-to-back increases in capital goods bookings signal sales of such equipment will pick up after shipments weakened for a third straight month in July. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/orders-us-capital-equipment-climb-most-january-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/orders-us-capital-equipment-climb-most-january-0#comments Competitiveness The Latest Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:26:00 +0000 354061 at http://www.industryweek.com The Chinese Are Coming, to Sell You a Cheap Smartphone: Industry Voices http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/chinese-are-coming-sell-you-cheap-smartphone-industry-voices <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chinese smartphone makers eye lucrative U.S. market.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/chinese-are-coming-sell-you-cheap-smartphone-industry-voices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/chinese-are-coming-sell-you-cheap-smartphone-industry-voices#comments Competitiveness Digital Tools The Latest Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:30:00 +0000 350321 at http://www.industryweek.com World's Biggest Shipping Firm Warns Against US Protectionism http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/worlds-biggest-shipping-firm-warns-against-us-protectionism <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Trade barriers weaken global growth,” said Maersk CFO Trond Westlie. “Low trade barriers not only help trade growth, but also economic growth."</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/worlds-biggest-shipping-firm-warns-against-us-protectionism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/worlds-biggest-shipping-firm-warns-against-us-protectionism#comments Competitiveness The Latest Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:50:00 +0000 343451 at http://www.industryweek.com Maersk Advanced Industries: A New Mental Model for a New Economy http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/advanced-industries-new-mental-model-new-economy <div class="field-byline"> David Hart, George Mason University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The diffusion of IT into all aspects of manufacturing and services is making terms like "high tech" and "low tech" obsolete. It's time for new language to describe a rapidly evolving economy.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/advanced-industries-new-mental-model-new-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/advanced-industries-new-mental-model-new-economy#comments Competitiveness Public Policy Innovation The Latest Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:29:00 +0000 343441 at http://www.industryweek.com Next Three Years More Critical Than Past 50: CEO Survey http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/next-three-years-more-critical-past-50-ceo-survey <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“CEOs see new entrants disrupting their business models and acknowledge that they are not in a position to be a disruptor themselves,” said Lynne Doughtie, Chairman and CEO of KPMG. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/next-three-years-more-critical-past-50-ceo-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/next-three-years-more-critical-past-50-ceo-survey#comments Change Management Competitiveness Companies & Executives Global Economy Leadership The Latest Fri, 12 Aug 2016 20:07:00 +0000 342861 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock GLOBAL ROUNDUP: Alibaba Reaps Growth From Push Into Media, Cloud http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/global-roundup-alibaba-reaps-growth-push-media-cloud <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Alibaba quarterly revenue rockets 59%. ... Samsung spending spree continues with the purchase of a luxury home appliance maker. ... Danish electronics maker Bang & Olufsen reports another loss.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/global-roundup-alibaba-reaps-growth-push-media-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/global-roundup-alibaba-reaps-growth-push-media-cloud#comments Cloud Computing Budgeting & Reporting Competitiveness Companies & Executives Finance Global Economy Leadership Technology The Latest Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:38:00 +0000 340901 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma bangs the gavel at the New York Stock Exchange as Alibaba stock goes live at IPO in September 2014. The company grew more in the last quarter than at any point since that IPO.</p> Andrew Burton, Getty Images Is Steel's Big Comeback Running Out of Steam? http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/steels-big-comeback-running-out-steam <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After eight years of misery, 2016 has been something of a boon for the steel industry. But will China and its record exports keep undercutting prices and end the good times?</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/steels-big-comeback-running-out-steam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/steels-big-comeback-running-out-steam#comments Budgeting & Reporting Competitiveness Companies & Executives Finance Global Economy Leadership The Latest Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:46:00 +0000 340721 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A ThyssenKrupp worker tags a block of heated steel in Duisberg, Germany. Steel has had a good year, but industry analysts say that, in large thanks to continued record exports from China, a fall might be on its way.</p> Sean Gallup, Getty Images Alibaba Offers to Help Global Tech Companies Navigate China http://www.industryweek.com/cloud-computing/alibaba-offers-help-global-tech-companies-navigate-china <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>China champions homegrown services over foreign tech, even saying last year it will block software, servers and other equipment. So a Chinese tech giant is stepping in to help.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/cloud-computing/alibaba-offers-help-global-tech-companies-navigate-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/cloud-computing/alibaba-offers-help-global-tech-companies-navigate-china#comments Cloud Computing Competitiveness Companies & Executives Regulations Global Economy Leadership Technology The Latest Tue, 09 Aug 2016 14:04:00 +0000 337861 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman Jack Ma.</p> Sean Gallup, Getty Images