Expansion Management http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6655/more en San Diego is a Hotbed of Innovation http://www.industryweek.com/blog/san-diego-hotbed-innovation <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>On December 4<sup>th</sup>, CONNECT held its 27<sup>th</sup> Annual <a href="http://connect.org/mipawards/">Most Innovative New Product</a> (MIP) award dinner to honor San Diego companies that had launched innovative new products within the last year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/inside-california-manufacturing">Inside California Manufacturing</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/san-diego-hotbed-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/san-diego-hotbed-innovation#comments Emerging Technologies Product Development Expansion Management Innovation Technology Inside California Manufacturing Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:52:00 +0000 155991 at http://www.industryweek.com Alcoa Expands Titanium Aerospace Components, Acquires TITAL http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/alcoa-expands-titanium-aerospace-components-acquires-tital <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In a move to strengthen its global position to capture increasing demand for advanced jet engine components made of titanium, <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/resources/us500/2014/alcoa" target="_blank">Alcoa (IW 500/53) </a>will acquire Germany-based TITAL.</p> <p>TITAL is a leader in titanium and aluminum structural castings for aircraft engines and airframes. Almost 70% of TITAL&rsquo;s revenues are expected to come from commercial aerospace sales in 2019. In 2013, the company generated revenues of approximately $96 million, more than half of which came from titanium products.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/alcoa-expands-titanium-aerospace-components-acquires-tital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/alcoa-expands-titanium-aerospace-components-acquires-tital#comments Companies & Executives Expansion Management Supply Chain The Latest Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:57:00 +0000 155621 at http://www.industryweek.com <div id="dCap" title="SZEKESFEHERVAR, HUNGARY - OCTOBER 24: A worker arranges just-cast billets of aluminum at the Alcoa aluminum factory October 24, 2006 in Szekesefehervar, Hungary. Alcoa bought the factory, once one of the main suppliers of semi-finished aluminum in the former East Bloc, in 1993. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)"> Alcoa Aluminum Factory</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div id="artist"> <em><span id="spanArtist">Copyright Sean Gallup,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;">Getty Images News</span></em></div> Ohio Isn't the Rust Belt, It's the Green Belt http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/ohio-isnt-rust-belt-its-green-belt <div class="field-byline"> Philip Brennan, CEO, ECHOGEN Power Systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Contrary to popular misconceptions, Ohio’s clean energy economy is driving job growth and attracting significant investment money to the state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/ohio-isnt-rust-belt-its-green-belt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/ohio-isnt-rust-belt-its-green-belt#comments Energy Management Expansion Management Operations The Latest Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:04:00 +0000 155561 at http://www.industryweek.com Cienpies Design / Thinkstock Bringing it Back Home: How the Rebound in US Manufacturing is Reshaping Business http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/bringing-it-back-home-how-rebound-us-manufacturing-reshaping-business <div class="field-byline"> Jim Moffatt, Chairman and CEO, Deloitte Consulting LLP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Today, American manufacturing has an opportunity for a comeback. Thanks to cheap and abundant energy supplies in the U.S., highly productive American workers, and demands for higher wages in developing markets, more businesses are choosing to turn the lights on at U.S. factories.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/bringing-it-back-home-how-rebound-us-manufacturing-reshaping-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/bringing-it-back-home-how-rebound-us-manufacturing-reshaping-business#comments Competitiveness Expansion Management Strategic Planning & Execution Global Economy Innovation Leadership Operations Workforce The Latest Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:29:00 +0000 155541 at http://www.industryweek.com Saudi to Build Africa's Tallest Skyscraper in Morocco http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/saudi-build-africas-tallest-skyscraper-morocco <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"We chose Morocco because it is the gateway to Africa and Europe, a modern country and politically stable," project manager Amede Santalo said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/saudi-build-africas-tallest-skyscraper-morocco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/saudi-build-africas-tallest-skyscraper-morocco#comments Expansion Management The Latest Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:06:00 +0000 155521 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The project&#39;s working title is the &ldquo;Al-Noor Tower&rdquo; (Tower of Light in Arabic), but it is expected eventually to be named after King Mohamed VI.</p> <p><em>Photo Courtesy of medias24.com</em></p> Detroit Emerges from Bankruptcy http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/detroit-emerges-bankruptcy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Detroit exited bankruptcy Wednesday, offering hopes of renewal for the troubled former industrial hub.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/detroit-emerges-bankruptcy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/detroit-emerges-bankruptcy#comments Competitiveness Expansion Management Governance, Risk & Compliance Transportation Global Economy The Latest Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:34:00 +0000 155381 at http://www.industryweek.com Bill Pugliano, Getty Images Duke Energy Gets Green Light for 3 Solar Facilities in North Carolina http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/duke-energy-gets-green-light-3-solar-facilities-north-carolina <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The company’s efforts have contributed significantly to North Carolina’s status as fourth in the nation for installed solar power.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/duke-energy-gets-green-light-3-solar-facilities-north-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/duke-energy-gets-green-light-3-solar-facilities-north-carolina#comments Expansion Management Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:54:00 +0000 155261 at http://www.industryweek.com Subaru Chooses Camden New Jersey as New HQ http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/subaru-chooses-camden-new-jersey-new-hq <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The new site is approximately four miles from the company's current location in Cherry Hill, N.J.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/subaru-chooses-camden-new-jersey-new-hq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/subaru-chooses-camden-new-jersey-new-hq#comments Expansion Management Workforce The Latest Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:59:00 +0000 155171 at http://www.industryweek.com US Apparel Manufacturing Moving Forward with New Hub in New York http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/us-apparel-manufacturing-moving-forward-new-hub-new-york <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The new Manufacturing Innovation Hub for Apparel, Textiles + Wearable Tech will provide research, design, development, and manufacturing resources for New York’s emerging designers and apparel manufacturers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/us-apparel-manufacturing-moving-forward-new-hub-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/us-apparel-manufacturing-moving-forward-new-hub-new-york#comments Expansion Management Workforce The Latest Fri, 05 Dec 2014 13:16:00 +0000 155001 at http://www.industryweek.com Honda's Canada Expansion is Big Boost for Auto Industry http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/hondas-canada-expansion-big-boost-auto-industry <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>When <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/resources/iw1000/2014/Honda-Motor" target="_blank">Honda (IW 1000/29)</a> announced last month that it was investing $857 million at its Alliston operations, it was a welcome sign to Ontario&rsquo;s automotive industry.</p> <p>&ldquo;Ontario&rsquo;s auto sector has shown tremendous resilience,&rdquo; says Julie Washburn, Team Lead - Automotive at the Ministry in Ontario. &ldquo;We are very encouraged that vehicle production is rebounding, with shipment values and exports from Ontario growing strongly.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/hondas-canada-expansion-big-boost-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/hondas-canada-expansion-big-boost-auto-industry#comments Expansion Management The Latest Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:19:00 +0000 154941 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Honda&rsquo;s Alliston plant campus in Ontario, Canada.</em></p>