Expansion Management http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6655/more en Google to Manufacture Smartphone in Africa http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/google-manufacture-smartphone-africa <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For Google, local production would stoke a sales push in Africa, one of the few regions where it isn’t the outright browser leader. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/google-manufacture-smartphone-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/google-manufacture-smartphone-africa#comments Emerging Markets Expansion Management The Latest Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:18:00 +0000 471681 at http://www.industryweek.com China Seizes Opening in US Backyard as Trump Upends Policy http://www.industryweek.com/trade/china-seizes-opening-us-backyard-trump-upends-policy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With Trump's “America First” platform, China finds itself in position to become Latin America’s primary growth driver, increasing its chances of surpassing the U.S. as the region’s largest trading partner. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/china-seizes-opening-us-backyard-trump-upends-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/china-seizes-opening-us-backyard-trump-upends-policy#comments Expansion Management Public Policy Trade The Latest Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:50:00 +0000 469601 at http://www.industryweek.com Cincinnati's Cintrifuse Connects Entrepreneurs, Big Companies and Tech Funds http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/cincinnatis-cintrifuse-connects-entrepreneurs-big-companies-and-tech-funds <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Incubators, accelerators and business leaders pull together in a mission to re-industrialize Cincinnati.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/cincinnatis-cintrifuse-connects-entrepreneurs-big-companies-and-tech-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/cincinnatis-cintrifuse-connects-entrepreneurs-big-companies-and-tech-funds#comments Ideaxchange Companies & Executives Strategic Siting Product Development Growth Strategies Expansion Management Innovation The Latest Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:35:00 +0000 468341 at http://www.industryweek.com Carrier Reaches Deal with Trump on Indiana Jobs http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/carrier-reaches-deal-trump-indiana-jobs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vice President-elect and Indiana Governor Mike Pence spearheaded the negotiating effort and President-elect Trump will travel to the factory on Thursday to announce the agreement, according to CNBC.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/carrier-reaches-deal-trump-indiana-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/carrier-reaches-deal-trump-indiana-jobs#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Expansion Management Strategic Planning & Execution Global Economy Workforce The Latest Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:21:00 +0000 460571 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Getty Images Cincinnati Manufacturers Sharpen Their Focus for Growth http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/cincinnati-manufacturers-sharpen-their-focus-growth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Investments in lean, technology help Cincinnati manufacturers grow in post-recession period.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/cincinnati-manufacturers-sharpen-their-focus-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/cincinnati-manufacturers-sharpen-their-focus-growth#comments Ideaxchange Automation Companies & Executives Lean / Six-Sigma Growth Strategies Expansion Management Technology The Latest Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:14:00 +0000 455321 at http://www.industryweek.com Ford Still Plans to Move Some Production to Mexico http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/ford-still-plans-move-some-production-mexico <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"Our plan is to move our Focus down to Mexico to make room for two very exciting products that will be coming down to the Michigan Center," said Ford CEO Mark Fields.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/ford-still-plans-move-some-production-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/ford-still-plans-move-some-production-mexico#comments Competitiveness Expansion Management The Latest Wed, 16 Nov 2016 19:44:00 +0000 448581 at http://www.industryweek.com Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Cutting Edge Technologies Power Cincinnati Industries http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/cutting-edge-technologies-power-cincinnati-industries <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Research in Cincinnati schools and companies is leading to "near-zero breakdown performance" maintenance systems and more efficient jet engines.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/cutting-edge-technologies-power-cincinnati-industries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/cutting-edge-technologies-power-cincinnati-industries#comments Ideaxchange Emerging Technologies Maintenance Product Development Expansion Management Innovation Technology The Latest Wed, 16 Nov 2016 16:50:00 +0000 448481 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The ADVENT adaptive cycle jet engine has a low-pressure turbine with blades made from carbon matrix composites. Some of them are covered with a special yellow environmental coating. The engine, which has 45,000 pounds of thrust, could one day power the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.</p> GE Aviation Cincinnati Focuses on Reindustrialization to Create Prosperity http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/cincinnati-focuses-reindustrialization-create-prosperity <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cincinnati has lost 67% of its manufacturing jobs but area leaders are focused on investments for an industrial renaissance. Talent available in the Cincinnati region could play a key role in attracting manufacturers.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/cincinnati-focuses-reindustrialization-create-prosperity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/cincinnati-focuses-reindustrialization-create-prosperity#comments Ideaxchange Industry Clusters Companies & Executives Strategic Siting Expansion Management The Latest Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:26:00 +0000 443671 at http://www.industryweek.com Advancing Regional Economies Through Education http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/advancing-regional-economies-through-education <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Government program distributed grants to 24 colleges and universities in 16 states to run five-year programs that will leverage university assets to “promote American innovation and strengthen regional economies."</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/advancing-regional-economies-through-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/advancing-regional-economies-through-education#comments Expansion Management Innovation The Latest Tue, 08 Nov 2016 18:03:00 +0000 442491 at http://www.industryweek.com No Special Favors for Nissan from U.K. to Secure New Production http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/no-special-favors-nissan-uk-secure-new-production <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“There’s no special deal for Nissan” or for the automotive industry as a whole, " said a representative for Prime Minister Theresa May.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/no-special-favors-nissan-uk-secure-new-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/no-special-favors-nissan-uk-secure-new-production#comments Competitiveness Expansion Management Finance The Latest Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:35:00 +0000 430141 at http://www.industryweek.com Nissan