Industry Clusters http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6656/more en Food Manufacturing in Chicago Gets a Boost http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/food-manufacturing-chicago-gets-boost <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Specialized workforce training and access to capital for small manufacturers are part of a new plan to give the legacy industry a lift. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/food-manufacturing-chicago-gets-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/food-manufacturing-chicago-gets-boost#comments Industry Clusters Education / Training Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Fri, 14 Apr 2017 20:45:00 +0000 645341 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A scene from Chicago&#39;s Candy Expo.</p> Getty Images Shih's Watchword: Make the US an Attractive Choice for Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/shihs-watchword-make-us-attractive-choice-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bring iPhone manufacturing to the U.S.? Harvard Professor Willy Shih thinks policymakers instead should be focusing on ensuring our manufacturing strengths stay that way.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/shihs-watchword-make-us-attractive-choice-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/shihs-watchword-make-us-attractive-choice-manufacturing#comments Automation Industry Clusters Regulations Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Workforce The Latest Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:30:00 +0000 492451 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") 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> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>Before we wring our hands too much about bringing things back, I would make sure the areas we are strong in will continue to be strong for the foreseeable future.&quot;</p> <p><em>-Willy Shih</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong>&nbsp;Robert &amp; Jane Cizik Professor of Management Practice<br /> <strong>Organization:&nbsp;</strong>Harvard Business School</p> <p><strong>Previous Employers:</strong>&nbsp;IBM, Eastman Kodak, Thomson, Ofoto, Silicon Graphics</p> <p><strong>Education:</strong>&nbsp;PhD, chemistry, University of California, Berkeley</p> <hr /> <p><em>The&nbsp;<strong>IndustryWeek&nbsp;<a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong>&nbsp;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> <div>&nbsp;</div> Cincinnati Focuses on Reindustrialization to Create Prosperity http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-siting/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/strategic-siting/cincinnati-focuses-reindustrialization-create-prosperity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-siting/cincinnati-focuses-reindustrialization-create-prosperity#comments Ideaxchange Industry Clusters Industry Perspectives Companies & Executives Strategic Siting Expansion Management The Latest Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:26:00 +0000 443671 at http://www.industryweek.com Reshoring has Become an Economic Development Strategy http://www.industryweek.com/trade/reshoring-has-become-economic-development-strategy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The International Economic Development Council examines manufacturing reshoring and finds plenty of reasons to support bringing industry back to the U.S.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/reshoring-has-become-economic-development-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/reshoring-has-become-economic-development-strategy#comments Ideaxchange Industry Clusters Industry Perspectives Expansion Management Trade Global Economy The Latest Thu, 19 May 2016 18:21:00 +0000 285411 at http://www.industryweek.com Software Eats Manufacturing (and Manufacturing Gains) http://www.industryweek.com/technology/software-eats-manufacturing-and-manufacturing-gains <div class="field-byline"> Mark Muro, Kelly Kline and Bruce Katz </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From hardware startups to the skills gap, five takeaways from the Brookings Institution's advanced industries regional workshop.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/software-eats-manufacturing-and-manufacturing-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/software-eats-manufacturing-and-manufacturing-gains#comments Cloud Computing Automation Industry Clusters Digital Tools Education / Training Technology The Latest Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:03:00 +0000 251011 at http://www.industryweek.com Tesla Mixed Messages for San Diego's Economic Outlook http://www.industryweek.com/demographics/mixed-messages-san-diegos-economic-outlook <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>San Diego lags previous recessions in recovery of manufacturing jobs and troubling signs point to further economic woes.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/demographics/mixed-messages-san-diegos-economic-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/demographics/mixed-messages-san-diegos-economic-outlook#comments Ideaxchange Industry Clusters Industry Perspectives Demographics Product Development Research & Development Workforce The Latest Tue, 26 Jan 2016 21:29:00 +0000 218831 at http://www.industryweek.com GE to Move Headquarters to Boston for Tech Gains http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/ge-move-headquarters-boston-tech-gains <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"Massachusetts spends more on research and development than any other region in the world, and Boston attracts a diverse, technologically-fluent workforce focused on solving challenges for the world," said Jeff Immelt, GE chairman and CEO.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/ge-move-headquarters-boston-tech-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/ge-move-headquarters-boston-tech-gains#comments Industry Clusters Expansion Management The Latest Wed, 13 Jan 2016 22:19:00 +0000 210831 at http://www.industryweek.com Joe Raedle, Getty Images GM to Invest $356 Million in Three Michigan Plants http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/gm-invest-356-million-three-michigan-plants <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The investment includes an engine line in Flint, driveline components in Saginaw and powertrain components in Grand Rapids.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/gm-invest-356-million-three-michigan-plants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/gm-invest-356-million-three-michigan-plants#comments Industry Clusters Expansion Management Operations Workforce The Latest Tue, 15 Dec 2015 16:30:00 +0000 196611 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A worker at the Flint Engine plant.</p> GM San Diego Region Identifies and Tackles the Skills Gap http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/san-diego-region-identifies-and-tackles-skills-gap <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>San Diego brings together public and private resources to identify and address the skills gap in manufacturing and other sectors.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/san-diego-region-identifies-and-tackles-skills-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/san-diego-region-identifies-and-tackles-skills-gap#comments Industry Clusters Industry Perspectives Education / Training Labor / Employment Policy Expansion Management Public Policy Workforce The Latest Wed, 11 Nov 2015 21:00:00 +0000 182481 at http://www.industryweek.com Northwest Ohio's Advantages as a Manufacturing Location http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/northwest-ohios-advantages-manufacturing-location <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>I was recently provided the opportunity to tour manufacturing plants in the Toledo, Ohio region by the Regional Growth Partnership (RGP), a privately held economic development corporation. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/northwest-ohios-advantages-manufacturing-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/northwest-ohios-advantages-manufacturing-location#comments Industry Clusters Industry Perspectives Companies & Executives Strategic Siting Expansion Management The Latest Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:37:00 +0000 172941 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Toledo and Northwest Ohio have been called the <em>&ldquo;</em>Solar Valley&quot;<em> </em>because of having nearly 2,000 people working in industries related to photovoltaic development.</p>