Resources http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6658/more en About the IW Industry Excellence Awards Program http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-excellence-awards-program/about-iw-industry-excellence-awards-program <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The goal of the program is to celebrate innovation in manufacturing business leadership, specifically to recognize and promote the new ideas, strategies and best practices that drive transformation in manufacturing by leveraging technology, talent and operations strategies to achieve revolutionary leadership practices, business models, production systems and products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-excellence-awards-program/about-iw-industry-excellence-awards-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-excellence-awards-program/about-iw-industry-excellence-awards-program#comments The IndustryWeek Excellence Awards Program The Latest Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:30:00 +0000 279371 at http://www.industryweek.com Renewable Energy Sources in the United States http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/renewable-energy-sources-united-states <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/renewable-energy-sources-united-states" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/energy-promo.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><div></div>This dossier presents graphs and tables about renewable energy sources.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/renewable-energy-sources-united-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IW Industry Reports Gold Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:10:00 +0000 279311 at http://www.industryweek.com The Passionate Pursuit of the Possible http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-excellence-awards-program/passionate-pursuit-possible <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Awards programs provide education, inspiration and opportunities for celebration and reflection.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-excellence-awards-program/passionate-pursuit-possible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-excellence-awards-program/passionate-pursuit-possible#comments IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo The IndustryWeek Excellence Awards Program Corporate Culture Leadership The Latest The Manufacturers Agenda Mon, 25 Apr 2016 19:00:00 +0000 278201 at http://www.industryweek.com Recognizing a Lifetime of Unconventional—and Wildly Successful—Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/recognizing-lifetime-unconventional-and-wildly-successful-leadership <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How Jim and Anne Davis set the standard for manufacturing business leadership, charting their own principled course. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/recognizing-lifetime-unconventional-and-wildly-successful-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/recognizing-lifetime-unconventional-and-wildly-successful-leadership#comments The IndustryWeek Excellence Awards Program Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Corporate Responsibility Growth Strategies The Latest Thu, 14 Apr 2016 23:00:00 +0000 276341 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>In a letter published in the 2012 <a href="http://demandware.edgesuite.net/aagi_prd/on/demandware.static/-/Sites-newbalance_us2-Library/default/dw36cfbc3e/inside-nb/inside-nb-overview/171206508.pdf" target="_blank">New Balance Responsible Leadership Report,</a> Jim and Anne Davis summed up their manufacturing business leadership philosophy: &quot;You&#39;ll see that, throughout our long journey, we chose to adhere to our roots by doing things differently. We maintained &quot;the New Balance Way.&quot; When others said it couldn&#39;t be done, we prevailed with width sizing for better running performance and domestic manufacturing for quick response to customers and commitment to American workers through sustainable employment.&quot;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Now Chair and Vice-Chair, the Davises also oversee the <a href="http://www.newbalancefoundation.org/" target="_blank">New Balance Foundation,</a> continuing their leadership and service to local communities.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>For their lifelong manufacturing business leadership success, the Davises have earned the first <em>IndustryWeek</em> Manufacturing Lifetime Achievement Award.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Driving Artificial Intelligence and Robotics on the Factory Floor http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/driving-artificial-intelligence-and-robotics-factory-floor <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Combining the possible with the practical yields strongest dividends from “high-tech.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/driving-artificial-intelligence-and-robotics-factory-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/driving-artificial-intelligence-and-robotics-factory-floor#comments The IndustryWeek Excellence Awards Program Companies & Executives Growth Strategies The Latest Wed, 13 Apr 2016 22:50:00 +0000 276231 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>&quot;I think I&#39;ve spent more time in factories than most other academics,&quot; Rodney Brooks, founder and CTO of Rethink Robotics, says. &quot;I saw some real opportunities to do something useful.&quot;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Indeed, <em>IndustryWeek</em> editors say, he&#39;s done more than any other individual to pioneer and popularize the use of low-cost, easy-to-train, collaborative robots, or cobots, that can safely work alongside people on a factory assembly line. For this work, <em>they</em> recognize Brooks with the first <em>IW</em> Manufacturing Technology Leadership Award.</p> Coal Industry Study http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/coal-industry-study <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/coal-industry-study" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/coal.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><div></div>This dossier provides valuable information on the global importance of coal. Coal is the fastest growing non-renewable energy source worldwide. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/coal-industry-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IW Industry Reports Gold Tue, 12 Apr 2016 20:08:00 +0000 276091 at http://www.industryweek.com A New Path to Business and Operational Excellence http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/new-path-business-and-operational-excellence <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What happens when the purpose of business is people—not products or profit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/new-path-business-and-operational-excellence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/new-path-business-and-operational-excellence#comments The IndustryWeek Excellence Awards Program Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Engagement Growth Strategies Recruiting / Retention The Latest Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:45:00 +0000 275921 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>What is leadership in business?&rdquo; Bob Chapman, chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller, asks. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s the stewardship of the precious lives that walk into our business every day.&rdquo;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The success of this startling new approach to business leadership has earned Chapman the first <em>IndustryWeek</em> Manufactuirng Talent Leadership Award.</p> Automotive Industry in the United States -- Released April 2016 http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/automotive-industry-united-states-released-april-2016 <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/automotive-industry-united-states-released-april-2016" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/auto-industry.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><div></div>Find out the latest information on the U.S. auto industry production and sales. In addition, this dossier also includes data on selected car manufacturers and the automotive aftermarket.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/automotive-industry-united-states-released-april-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IW Industry Reports Gold Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:17:00 +0000 274431 at http://www.industryweek.com The Best in Technology, Talent and Lifetime Achievement http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-excellence-awards-program/best-technology-talent-and-lifetime-achievement <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The inaugural IndustryWeek Industry Excellence Awards go to Rodney Brooks of Rethink Robotics, Bob Chapman of Barry-Wehmiller, and Jim & Anne Davis of New Balance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-excellence-awards-program/best-technology-talent-and-lifetime-achievement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-excellence-awards-program/best-technology-talent-and-lifetime-achievement#comments The IndustryWeek Excellence Awards Program Companies & Executives Engagement Robotics Leadership Technology Workforce The Latest Mon, 04 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000 273651 at http://www.industryweek.com Insights from Two Best Plants Winners http://www.industryweek.com/iws-manufacturing-voice/insights-two-best-plants-winners <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/iws-manufacturing-voice-0">IW&#039;s Manufacturing Voice</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body"><div></div>IndustryWeek editors Matt LaWell and Laura Putre discuss some of the outstanding practices they saw at Mastercraft Boat Co. and Camcraft, two of the 2015 IW Best Plants winners.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/iws-manufacturing-voice/insights-two-best-plants-winners" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/03/11232315.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://www.industryweek.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/podcast/audio/IW&#039;s Manufacturing Voice 3.17.16V2_0.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=5212286">IW&#039;s Manufacturing Voice 3.17.16V2.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/iws-manufacturing-voice/insights-two-best-plants-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/iws-manufacturing-voice/insights-two-best-plants-winners#comments IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo IW's Manufacturing Voice IndustryWeek Best Plants Operations Wed, 30 Mar 2016 16:30:00 +0000 273281 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>IndustryWeek<span>&nbsp;editors Matt&nbsp;</span>LaWell<span>&nbsp;and Laura&nbsp;</span>Putre<span>&nbsp;discuss some of the outstanding practices they saw at&nbsp;</span>Mastercraft<span>&nbsp;Boat Co. and&nbsp;</span>Camcraft<span>, two of the 2015 IW Best Plants winners.</span></p>