Trade en Tool and Dying: Auto Leaders, From Ford to FCA, Brainstorm on Saving the Shops that Sustain Them <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Long anemic, the U.S. tool and die industry needs a serious injection of cash, workers and commitment.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education / Training Strategic Planning & Execution Supplier Relationships Trade Leadership Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:54:00 +0000 662011 at Autodie Trump Administration Opens Trade Investigation on Aluminum <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Imports have been flooding into the aluminum industry and the defense angle is that high-purity aluminum is used in the F-35” as well as other military aircraft and vehicles. In the event of a war, domestic manufacturers might be unable to meet the Pentagon’s needs, Secretary Wilbur Ross said.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade The Latest Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:07:00 +0000 661211 at Trump Rules Out Swift NAFTA Exit in Favor of Renegotiation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Instead of announcing his intent to withdraw from NAFTA, Trump is asking Canada and Mexico to open talks on ways to make the deal more balanced from the U.S. perspective. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade The Latest Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:09:00 +0000 660531 at Canada to US: Play Nice With One of Your Biggest Customers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Trump set off a trade fight with Canada this week by imposing tariffs of as much as 24% on Canadian softwood lumber as disputes loom over the North American Free Trade Agreement and dairy products. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade Global Economy The Latest Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:56:00 +0000 658811 at <p>Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland</p> Copyright Fiona Goodall, Getty Images Trump Slaps Duty on Canada Lumber, Intensifying Trade Fight <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Commerce Department said it will impose countervailing duties ranging from 3% to 24.1% on Canadian lumber producers. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Public Policy Trade Global Economy The Latest Trump and Manufacturing Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:50:00 +0000 656311 at Copyright Mark Wilson, Getty Images US Steel Seeks China Trade Probe as Trump Orders Import Study <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The key question before the U.S. International Trade Commission is whether it has jurisdiction over the antitrust complaint. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Regulations Trade The Latest Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:10:00 +0000 651001 at U.S. Steel Trump Seeks Headway on 'Buy American, Hire American' Pledge <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"For too long, rather than operating as designed and allowing only the best and brightest to come in and fill key positions, the H-1B nonimmigrant visa program has been administered in a way that harms American workers," a White House official said.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade Workforce The Latest Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:28:00 +0000 648011 at China Exports Jump the Most in Two Years as Imports Moderate <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Trade with America climbed 18.2% from a year earlier.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade The Latest Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:12:00 +0000 642971 at Copyright Getty Images Plant Optimization -- Taking Control of Manufacturing Operations <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by Siemens </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-single">Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 1 hour </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">Accurate useable production information is a foundation for continued investment in your overall Digital Enterprise. Top Floor to Shop Floor visibility is no longer an option to compete. Join us May 17 to see how full plant optimization allows you to take command of your manufacturing operations, allowing you to react quickly to changes thereby maximizing production efficiency and delivering products on time. </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> 1650pixels </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> Competitiveness Intellectual Property Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Growth Strategies Information Technology Legislation Public Policy Strategic Planning & Execution Regulations Trade Innovation Operations Supply Chain Technology Workforce Webinars Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:00:00 +0000 638631 at IMF, WTO, OECD Will Defend Free Trade Against Protectionism <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"Disappointing trade growth figures and the danger of increasing protectionist tendencies give us a clear incentive to support the international trading system even more." </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Policy Trade The Latest Tue, 11 Apr 2017 18:29:00 +0000 639171 at