Public Policy http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en Nestle Ditches Artificial Bits in US Chocolate http://www.industryweek.com/trade/nestle-ditches-artificial-bits-us-chocolate <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The unit of the world's leading food company said its customer research on brands like Butterfinger showed U.S. consumers prefer candy that is free of artificial flavors and colors.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/nestle-ditches-artificial-bits-us-chocolate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/nestle-ditches-artificial-bits-us-chocolate#comments Competitiveness Corporate Responsibility Public Policy Trade The Latest Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:41:00 +0000 160291 at http://www.industryweek.com Justin Sullivan/Getty Images NAM's CEO Barnstorms for Manufacturing-Friendly Policies http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/nams-ceo-barnstorms-manufacturing-friendly-policies <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In the midst of what many consider a manufacturing renaissance, does NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons need to be on a cross-country tour promoting the value of manufacturing? If you don't think so, consider his experience at the University of Kansas last September.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/nams-ceo-barnstorms-manufacturing-friendly-policies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/nams-ceo-barnstorms-manufacturing-friendly-policies#comments Public Policy Regulations Trade Innovation Manufacturing Leader of the Week Workforce The Latest Mon, 09 Feb 2015 01:17:00 +0000 159611 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css"> .pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>We need to tap into that creative DNA that exists in every single young person and get them to understand what potential is out there for them in the future.&rdquo;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Jay Timmons</em></p> </blockquote> <div class="pcaption"> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> President, CEO<br /> <strong>Organization: </strong>National Association of Manufacturers<br /> <strong>Previous Positions:</strong> EVP, NAM; Exec. Dir., National Republican Senatorial Committee</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek Leader of the Week</strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Share Your Thoughts on Ending Trade Embargo with Cuba http://www.industryweek.com/trade/share-your-thoughts-ending-trade-embargo-cuba <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The International Trade Commission will hold a public hearing on March 24.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/share-your-thoughts-ending-trade-embargo-cuba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/share-your-thoughts-ending-trade-embargo-cuba#comments Public Policy Trade Global Economy The Latest Fri, 06 Feb 2015 22:19:00 +0000 159561 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Are America's Advanced Industries Ceding Global Leadership? http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/are-americas-advanced-industries-ceding-global-leadership <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Just the Facts. A new report finds America's advanced industries are falling behind global competitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/are-americas-advanced-industries-ceding-global-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/are-americas-advanced-industries-ceding-global-leadership#comments Competitiveness Public Policy Global Economy None The Latest Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:04:00 +0000 159371 at http://www.industryweek.com Corruption Probe in Brazil Leads to Freezing of Alstom's Assets http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/corruption-probe-brazil-leads-freezing-alstoms-assets <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Alstom also is under investigation in Brazil for its alleged participation in a network of companies suspected of corruption in bidding for the Sao Paulo metro.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/corruption-probe-brazil-leads-freezing-alstoms-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/corruption-probe-brazil-leads-freezing-alstoms-assets#comments Expansion Management Public Policy The Latest Wed, 04 Feb 2015 18:23:00 +0000 159301 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo Courtesy of Alstom Popular Misconceptions About Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/blog/popular-misconceptions-about-manufacturing <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Boarded-up factories dominated manufacturing news for years, but those worn images fail to convey the technological transformation U.S. manufacturing is undergoing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/global-manufacturer">The Global Manufacturer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/popular-misconceptions-about-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/popular-misconceptions-about-manufacturing#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Public Policy Global Economy Leadership Technology The Global Manufacturer Wed, 04 Feb 2015 16:21:00 +0000 159281 at http://www.industryweek.com A New View of Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/new-view-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Research provides a new understanding of what drives the U.S. economy -- and sounds an alarm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/new-view-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/new-view-manufacturing#comments Competitiveness Public Policy None Gold The Latest Tue, 03 Feb 2015 12:45:00 +0000 158831 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Which Advanced Industries Are Driving the Nation's Economy? You Might Be Surprised http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/which-advanced-industries-are-driving-nations-economy-you-might-be-surprised <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Manufacturing is high technology proves recent research.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/which-advanced-industries-are-driving-nations-economy-you-might-be-surprised" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/which-advanced-industries-are-driving-nations-economy-you-might-be-surprised#comments Competitiveness Public Policy Global Economy Technology The Latest Tue, 03 Feb 2015 12:44:00 +0000 159041 at http://www.industryweek.com Fed Remaining 'Patient' on Rate Hike http://www.industryweek.com/finance/fed-remaining-patient-rate-hike <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Federal Open Market Committee left unchanged the key federal funds rate near zero, where it has been pegged since late 2008.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/fed-remaining-patient-rate-hike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/fed-remaining-patient-rate-hike#comments Competitiveness Corporate Finance & Tax Governance, Risk & Compliance Legislation Public Policy Finance The Latest Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:34:00 +0000 158461 at http://www.industryweek.com Mark Wilson/Getty Images US Proposal Opens Atlantic to Oil Drilling http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-proposal-opens-atlantic-oil-drilling <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meanwhile, President Obama called for 9.8 million off the Alaska coast to be off limits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-proposal-opens-atlantic-oil-drilling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-proposal-opens-atlantic-oil-drilling#comments Environment Public Policy Global Economy The Latest Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:28:00 +0000 158391 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell</p> Copyright Justin Sullivan, Getty Images