Workforce en Brewing Better Supplier Relationships at Keurig <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The coffee maker’s director of procurement talks about making volunteerism mean more than a hill of beans.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Engagement Procurement Supplier Relationships Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:09:00 +0000 662701 at <p> <style type="text/css">.People are not just their home, their work their volunteer time—they’re all those things together. And when your work allows you to have those connections and endorses those connections in the rest of your life, that’s something special.pquote {People are not just their home, their work their volunteer time—they’re all those things together. And when your work allows you to have those connections and endorses those connections in the rest of your life, that’s something special. background: url("") 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> <hr /> <p><strong>Name: </strong>Amena Smith</p> <p><strong>Title:&nbsp;</strong>Director of Procurement<strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Organization:</strong> Keurig Green Mountain<strong> </strong></p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></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> <hr /> How Universities and Talent are Turning North Carolina into a 3D Printing Hub <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Supported by university research and college workforce programs, additive manufacturing companies are a growing presence in North Carolina.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ideaxchange Additive Education / Training Expansion Management Technology The Latest Additive Manufacturing Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:55:00 +0000 662631 at <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">Quite a few community colleges are developing curriculum and training for employees in the additive manufacturing field, says a&nbsp;North Carolina economic development official, as more 3D printing firms move to the state.</span></p> UTC Aerostructures' Workforce Puts a Positive Spin on Continuous Improvement <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>UTC Aerostructures follows a Four Gears management philosophy centered on people, ideas, performance and integrity.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Continuous Improvement Corporate Culture IndustryWeek Best Plants Teamwork Leadership Operations Workforce The Latest Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:10:00 +0000 662621 at <p>At the UTC Foley plant, takt time clocks throughout the facility break down an 8-hour workday into 25,200 seconds.</p> 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 Manufacturing Trends: IndustryWeek/PwC Webinar Series <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar series, in partnership with PwC, sponsored by Epicor </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">Thursday, September 7, 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"> 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 series in partnership PricewaterhouseCoopers. 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