Resources http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6658/more en 2015 IW Best Plants Conference: Call For Speakers http://www.industryweek.com/callforspeakers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IndustryWeek is inviting speakers to submit proposals for the 2015 IW Best Plants conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/callforspeakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/callforspeakers#comments Change Management Customer Relationships Energy Management Education / Training Inventory Management Lean / Six-Sigma Process Improvement Engagement Maintenance Product Development IW Best Plants Planning & Forecasting Quality Safety Supplier Relationships Teamwork Innovation Leadership Operations Supply Chain Technology Workforce Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:49:00 +0000 35471 at http://www.industryweek.com 2014 IW 1000: The World Belongs to China http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-world-belongs-china <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A Chinese company -- Sinopec -- is now the world's largest manufacturer, unseating Shell for bragging rights in the revenue battle for global dominance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-world-belongs-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-world-belongs-china#comments Companies & Executives The IndustryWeek 1000 Expansion Management Finance Leadership Supply Chain Technology None Gold News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:24:00 +0000 146851 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Dushanzi Petrol Chemical Factory in Dushanzi of Xinjiang province, China, is owned by Sinopec, the world&#39;s largest manufacturer.</p> 2014 IW 1000: Big Oil—Battered, but Still Boss [SLIDESHOW] http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-big-oil-battered-still-boss-slideshow <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The world's biggest oil companies continue to dominate this year's IW 1000, even though many of them had a rough year financially.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-big-oil-battered-still-boss-slideshow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-big-oil-battered-still-boss-slideshow#comments Galleries The IndustryWeek 1000 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:34:00 +0000 147391 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)</p> Creating the IW 1000 http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/creating-iw-1000 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The revenue cutoff for inclusion on this year's IW 1000 list was more than $8 billion in revenues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/creating-iw-1000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/creating-iw-1000#comments The IndustryWeek 1000 Finance Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:08:00 +0000 147461 at http://www.industryweek.com 2014 IW 1000 Galleries http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-galleries <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Take a look at IndustryWeek slideshows featuring companies included in the IW 1000.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-galleries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-galleries#comments The IndustryWeek 1000 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:44:00 +0000 147421 at http://www.industryweek.com 2014 IW 1000: Jabil Circuit -- The Manufacturer's Manufacturer http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-jabil-circuit-manufacturers-manufacturer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The global contract manufacturer looks to diversify and grow while maintaining its production prowess and customer focus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-jabil-circuit-manufacturers-manufacturer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-jabil-circuit-manufacturers-manufacturer#comments Automation Customer Relationships Companies & Executives Lean / Six-Sigma The IndustryWeek 1000 Growth Strategies Leadership Supply Chain Gold News Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:00:00 +0000 146771 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Jabil CEO Mark Mondello: &quot;We rarely if ever get upset with people making mistakes. If we&#39;re not making mistakes, we&#39;re not pushing hard enough for innovative solutions for customers.&quot;</p> 2014 IW 1000: Behind the Great Wall of Chinese Manufacturing [SLIDESHOW] http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-behind-great-wall-chinese-manufacturing-slideshow <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><div> <div> For the first time, a Chinese company is the world&#39;s largest, according to the 2014 IndustryWeek 1000, the annual ranking of the world&#39;s largest manufacturers by revenue.</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> The Chinese oil behemoth China Petroleum &amp; Chemical Corp. (IW 1000/1) -- Sinopec -- has more than doubled its revenue stream in the past five years, catapulting it into the No. 1 spot this year, leapfrogging from the No.</div></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-behind-great-wall-chinese-manufacturing-slideshow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-1000/2014-iw-1000-behind-great-wall-chinese-manufacturing-slideshow#comments Galleries The IndustryWeek 1000 Global Economy Innovation Leadership Operations Supply Chain Technology Mon, 08 Sep 2014 04:21:00 +0000 147411 at http://www.industryweek.com Operations: Handy & Harman's Business System Approach to Operational Excellence http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/operations-handy-harmans-business-system-approach-operational-excellence <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>As anyone who has ever tried it can tell you, successfully implementing lean across a manufacturing facility is challenging. The same holds true for introducing World Class Manufacturing (employed by Chrysler, for instance) or any other operational excellence system. It&#39;s an effort that&#39;s not for the faint of heart, although the rewards are plentiful.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/operations-handy-harmans-business-system-approach-operational-excellence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/operations-handy-harmans-business-system-approach-operational-excellence#comments Change Management Lean / Six-Sigma IW Best Plants Leadership Operations Gold Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:23:00 +0000 146791 at http://www.industryweek.com The 2014 IndustryWeek 1000 http://www.industryweek.com/resources/iw1000/2014 <div class="field-iweek-year-of-ranking"> Year 2014 </div> <div class="node-body iweek_rank_top1000-body"><div></div>IndustryWeek 1000 database, IW's exclusive annual ranking of the world’s largest public manufacturers by 2013 revenue.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/resources/iw1000/2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/resources/iw1000/2014#comments The IndustryWeek 1000 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:13:07 +0000 147061 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing Hall of Fame Nomination Form http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-hall-fame-nomination-form <div class="node-body page-body"><div></div>The IndustryWeek Manufacturing Hall of Fame is IW&#39;s annual tribute to the most influential executives and thought leaders in U.S. manufacturing history. With input from readers, IndustryWeek each year inducts several individuals who have made a lasting impact on their organizations&mdash;and American manufacturing as a whole&mdash;through their leadership, vision, talent, work ethic and innovative ideas.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-hall-fame-nomination-form" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IW Manufacturing Hall of Fame Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:45:16 +0000 146611 at http://www.industryweek.com