Resources http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6658/more en 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 2014 IW US 500: Top 10 Manufacturers in California [SLIDESHOW] http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/2014-iw-us-500-top-10-manufacturers-california-slideshow <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>California continues to be a strong manufacturing state.</p> <p>Manufacturers in California account for 10.6% of the total output in the state, employing 8.3% of the workforce.</p> <p>Total output from manufacturing as $213.3 billion in 2012.</p> <p>In the 2013 IW US 500 ranking California was well represented.</p> <p>Here are the top 10 companies based on revenue.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/2014-iw-us-500-top-10-manufacturers-california-slideshow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/2014-iw-us-500-top-10-manufacturers-california-slideshow#comments Expansion Management The IndustryWeek U.S. 500 Resources Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:47:00 +0000 146451 at http://www.industryweek.com 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 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:49:00 +0000 35471 at http://www.industryweek.com Tell Us Who Belongs in the Hall http://www.industryweek.com/blog/tell-us-who-belongs-hall <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>From now through Sept. 15, IndustryWeek is accepting nominations for our annual IW Manufacturing Hall of Fame program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/team-play">Team Play</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/tell-us-who-belongs-hall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/tell-us-who-belongs-hall#comments IW Manufacturing Hall of Fame Team Play Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:40:00 +0000 145831 at http://www.industryweek.com 2014 IW US 500: Chem Top Ten Show Durability, Toughness [SLIDESHOW] http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/2014-iw-us-500-chem-top-ten-show-durability-toughness-slideshow <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Fiscal 2013 was a solid year for the top 10 chemical manufacturing companies in this year's IW U.S. 500.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/2014-iw-us-500-chem-top-ten-show-durability-toughness-slideshow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/2014-iw-us-500-chem-top-ten-show-durability-toughness-slideshow#comments The IndustryWeek U.S. 500 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0000 145221 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing Hall of Fame NOMINATION FORM http://www.industryweek.com/iw-manufacturing-hall-fame/manufacturing-hall-fame-nomination-form <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> 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.<br /> &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/iw-manufacturing-hall-fame/manufacturing-hall-fame-nomination-form" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/iw-manufacturing-hall-fame/manufacturing-hall-fame-nomination-form#comments Companies & Executives IW Manufacturing Hall of Fame Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:12:00 +0000 74602 at http://www.industryweek.com 2014 IW US 50: It's Apple's World -- Everyone Else Just Lives in It http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-50-best-us-manufacturers/2014-iw-us-50-its-apples-world-everyone-else-just-lives-it <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The technology kingpin continues to dominate the IW 50 Best Manu­facturing Companies list while sustaining its extra­ordinary run of product inno­vation and hip cachet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-50-best-us-manufacturers/2014-iw-us-50-its-apples-world-everyone-else-just-lives-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-50-best-us-manufacturers/2014-iw-us-50-its-apples-world-everyone-else-just-lives-it#comments The IndustryWeek 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers Resources Gold Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:54:00 +0000 144471 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Apple CEO Tim Cook waves to the crowd during the tech giant&#39;s 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco in June. Cook&#39;s talk kicked off the annual showcase of Apple hardware and software updates.</p> Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Operations: Lean Envy http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/operations-lean-envy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Used wisely, lean envy can motivate and stimulate, says Joy Global CEO Ted Doheny.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/operations-lean-envy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/operations-lean-envy#comments Companies & Executives Lean / Six-Sigma IW Best Plants Leadership Operations Gold News Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:40:00 +0000 144401 at http://www.industryweek.com 2014 IW US 50: Becoming the Best US Manufacturer [SLIDESHOW] http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/2014-iw-us-50-becoming-best-us-manufacturer-slideshow <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Fourteen companies joined the ranks of the IndustryWeek 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers -- IW's exclusive annual ranking of America's top-performing public manufacturers -- in 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/2014-iw-us-50-becoming-best-us-manufacturer-slideshow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/2014-iw-us-50-becoming-best-us-manufacturer-slideshow#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Global Economy Galleries Leadership Mon, 04 Aug 2014 03:15:00 +0000 144651 at http://www.industryweek.com Creating the IW 50 Best US Manufacturers http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-50-best-us-manufacturers/creating-iw-50-best-us-manufacturers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The IndustryWeek 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers is IW&#39;s exclusive annual ranking of America&#39;s top-performing public manufacturers.<br /> <br /> IW compiles the list by ranking the IW U.S. 500 companies based on their financial performance in six key areas over a three-year period. This includes inventory turns, profit margin, asset turns, return on assets, return on equity, and revenue growth.<br /> <br /> The most recent year accounts for 50% of the calculation, while 2012 is weighted at 30% and 2011 contributes 20%.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-50-best-us-manufacturers/creating-iw-50-best-us-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-50-best-us-manufacturers/creating-iw-50-best-us-manufacturers#comments The IndustryWeek 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers News Mon, 04 Aug 2014 03:00:00 +0000 144611 at http://www.industryweek.com