Operations http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6612/more en Oil Rises as Saudis to Cut Exports, Halliburton Sees Shale Peak http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/oil-rises-saudis-cut-exports-halliburton-sees-shale-peak <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. shale explorers have helped keep inventories high, but the drilling surge may be plateauing, said Halliburton Executive Chairman Dave Lesar. Drillers are now "making rational decisions" as prices remain low, he said.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/oil-rises-saudis-cut-exports-halliburton-sees-shale-peak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/oil-rises-saudis-cut-exports-halliburton-sees-shale-peak#comments Energy Management Supply Chain The Latest Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:35:00 +0000 749271 at http://www.industryweek.com 7 Ways a Japanese Smart Factory in the South Represents the Future of Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/operations/7-ways-japanese-smart-factory-south-represents-future-manufacturing <div class="field-byline"> Brian Buntz </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A high-tech transmission plant in North Carolina embodies many of the megatrends sweeping the industrial sector.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/operations/7-ways-japanese-smart-factory-south-represents-future-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/operations/7-ways-japanese-smart-factory-south-represents-future-manufacturing#comments Operations The Latest Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:58:00 +0000 746781 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The AW North Carolina (<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="AWNC">AWNC</span>) plant.</p> Industry 4.0: Harnessing the Power of ERP and MES Integration http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain-technology/industry-40-harnessing-power-erp-and-mes-integration <div class="field-byline"> Yuval Lavi, VP, technology &amp; innovation, Magic Software </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>By integrating ERP and manufacturing data for more accurate demand forecasts, companies can reduce inventories by avoiding overproduction.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain-technology/industry-40-harnessing-power-erp-and-mes-integration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain-technology/industry-40-harnessing-power-erp-and-mes-integration#comments IIoT Supply Chain Technology Continuous Improvement Digital Tools Planning & Forecasting Supply Chain Technology The Latest Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:34:00 +0000 746551 at http://www.industryweek.com GM Wins Another Ignition Switch Trial as Jury Balks at Evidence http://www.industryweek.com/safety/gm-wins-another-ignition-switch-trial-jury-balks-evidence <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The ruling is a key public-relations victory for the auto maker after it paid more than $1 billion to settle related claims and a criminal probe.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/gm-wins-another-ignition-switch-trial-jury-balks-evidence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/gm-wins-another-ignition-switch-trial-jury-balks-evidence#comments Safety The Latest Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:09:00 +0000 745341 at http://www.industryweek.com Daimler to Recall 3 Million Diesel Cars on Emissions Concern http://www.industryweek.com/safety/daimler-recall-3-million-diesel-cars-emissions-concern <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The recall marks a change of approach after the company vowed to fight accusations of cheating by “ all legal means.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/daimler-recall-3-million-diesel-cars-emissions-concern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/daimler-recall-3-million-diesel-cars-emissions-concern#comments Safety The Latest Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:16:00 +0000 743701 at http://www.industryweek.com Develop Partnership Agreements to Reduce Conflict and Improve Manufacturing Performance http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/develop-partnership-agreements-reduce-conflict-and-improve-manufacturing-performan <div class="field-byline"> Paul Borders, Life Cycle Engineering </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Setting expectations for healthy relationships makes them more productive to the mission of the organization and makes working through conflicts much easier to manage.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/develop-partnership-agreements-reduce-conflict-and-improve-manufacturing-performan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/develop-partnership-agreements-reduce-conflict-and-improve-manufacturing-performan#comments Change Management Continuous Improvement Corporate Culture The Latest Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:07:00 +0000 743461 at http://www.industryweek.com Pratt & Whitney Faulted as Biggest F-35 Engine Deal's Cost Rises http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/pratt-whitney-faulted-biggest-f-35-engine-deals-cost-rises <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Defense Department disclosed estimates of $43 million in cumulative cost overruns for materials, which Pratt & Whitney will have to absorb if they persist.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/pratt-whitney-faulted-biggest-f-35-engine-deals-cost-rises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/pratt-whitney-faulted-biggest-f-35-engine-deals-cost-rises#comments Corporate Responsibility Procurement Public Policy Operations The Latest Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:11:00 +0000 743211 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Pratt &amp; Whitney is producing engines for F-35 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp.</p> Lockheed Martin Manufacturing Production in the US Increased 0.2% in June http://www.industryweek.com/operations/manufacturing-production-us-increased-02-june <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The nation’s industrial production has strengthened for five straight months amid robust domestic demand and stronger growth abroad. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/operations/manufacturing-production-us-increased-02-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/operations/manufacturing-production-us-increased-02-june#comments Competitiveness Data and Statistics Operations The Latest Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:40:00 +0000 740701 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Scott Olson, Getty Images Honda Recalls 1.2 Million Cars, Citing Faulty Battery Sensors http://www.industryweek.com/quality/honda-recalls-12-million-cars-citing-faulty-battery-sensors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Honda recall affects Accords from the 2013-2016 model years.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/honda-recalls-12-million-cars-citing-faulty-battery-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/honda-recalls-12-million-cars-citing-faulty-battery-sensors#comments Corporate Responsibility Quality Operations The Latest Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:38:00 +0000 740671 at http://www.industryweek.com Honda Takata Recalls 2.7 Million Air Bags, This Time with Drying Agent http://www.industryweek.com/safety/takata-recalls-27-million-air-bags-time-drying-agent <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Years of exposure to hot, humid climates can cause the ammonium nitrate propellant used in Takata inflators to become unstable and ignite with too much force when they deploy in a crash. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/takata-recalls-27-million-air-bags-time-drying-agent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/takata-recalls-27-million-air-bags-time-drying-agent#comments Safety The Latest Tue, 11 Jul 2017 17:31:00 +0000 736731 at http://www.industryweek.com