The Latest http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6731/more en Lubrizol's $365 Million Loss Is Berkshire's 'Big Mistake' http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/lubrizols-365-million-loss-berkshires-big-mistake <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Acquisitions in Lubrizol's Oil Solutions unit, from Weatherford and Phillips 66, haven't panned out.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/lubrizols-365-million-loss-berkshires-big-mistake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/lubrizols-365-million-loss-berkshires-big-mistake#comments Budgeting & Reporting Companies & Executives Strategic Planning & Execution Finance The Latest Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:09:00 +0000 582291 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Shipbuilding Apprentices Set Sail at Huntington Ingalls Graduation http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/shipbuilding-apprentices-set-sail-huntington-ingalls-graduation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Apprentices are paid for their work--including time in classes--and their tuition is covered. They can earn associate's and bachelor's degrees during their training.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/shipbuilding-apprentices-set-sail-huntington-ingalls-graduation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/shipbuilding-apprentices-set-sail-huntington-ingalls-graduation#comments Education / Training Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:34:00 +0000 582271 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Apprentice Tiffani Brown Powell rings the Apprentice School bell as she graduates.</p> Huntington Ingalls Pfizer Subpoenaed in Probe of Charity Connections http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/pfizer-subpoenaed-probe-charity-connections <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As drug prices have surged, pharmaceutical companies’ large contributions to charities have given them a public-relations foil against backlash and helped keep patients from seeking lower-priced medicines. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/pfizer-subpoenaed-probe-charity-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/pfizer-subpoenaed-probe-charity-connections#comments Regulations The Latest Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:09:00 +0000 581771 at http://www.industryweek.com Global Steel Production Up 7% in January http://www.industryweek.com/trade/global-steel-production-7-january <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Global production of raw steel totaled 136.5 million metric tons during January 2017, a 1.75% rise from the previous month’s total and a 7.0% increase over the January 2016 total. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/global-steel-production-7-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/global-steel-production-7-january#comments IndustryWeek Wire American Machinist Trade The Latest Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:55:00 +0000 580881 at http://www.industryweek.com Durable Goods Orders Up 1.8% in January http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/durable-goods-orders-18-january <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bookings for non-military capital goods excluding aircraft unexpectedly dropped 0.4% after a larger-than-expected 1.1% jump in December.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/durable-goods-orders-18-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/durable-goods-orders-18-january#comments Global Economy The Latest Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:54:00 +0000 581481 at http://www.industryweek.com Stephen Brashear, Getty Images NAM: Time for Manufacturing is Right Now http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/nam-time-manufacturing-right-now <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The state of manufacturing is better than it has been in years, according to NAM president and CEO Jay Timmons, but plenty of work remains, especially in regulatory and tax reform, and infrastructure investment.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/nam-time-manufacturing-right-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/nam-time-manufacturing-right-now#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Legislation Regulations Global Economy Leadership The Latest Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:00:00 +0000 581341 at http://www.industryweek.com NAM Five Ways to Empower Employees for Higher Engagement http://www.industryweek.com/engagement/five-ways-empower-employees-higher-engagement <div class="field-byline"> Shawn Casemore, President and Founder, Casemore and Co. Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Empowerment is the ability of an employee to be directly involved in and have influence over their work. The organizations that typically have the highest level of employee engagement are the very same organizations in which employees are empowered. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/engagement/five-ways-empower-employees-higher-engagement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/engagement/five-ways-empower-employees-higher-engagement#comments Corporate Culture Engagement Leadership The Latest Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:41:00 +0000 580211 at http://www.industryweek.com GE's Immelt Sees New Era of Globalization as Protectionism Grows http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/ges-immelt-sees-new-era-globalization-protectionism-grows <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Immelt highlighted GE’s investments in factories around the world while making a case for the company’s pro-globalization outlook. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/ges-immelt-sees-new-era-globalization-protectionism-grows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/ges-immelt-sees-new-era-globalization-protectionism-grows#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Trump and Manufacturing Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:26:00 +0000 581051 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Getty Images Buffett Says Apple Stake Boosted to More Than $18 Billion http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/buffett-says-apple-stake-boosted-more-18-billion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>That’s more than twice the stake in Apple that Berkshire held as of Dec. 31.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/buffett-says-apple-stake-boosted-more-18-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/buffett-says-apple-stake-boosted-more-18-billion#comments Companies & Executives Strategic Planning & Execution Finance The Latest Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:07:00 +0000 581041 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Jack Taylor, Getty Images Mexico Warns US It Will Cut Off NAFTA Talks If Tariffs Proposed http://www.industryweek.com/trade/mexico-warns-us-it-will-cut-nafta-talks-if-tariffs-proposed <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Without NAFTA, trade between Mexico and the U.S. would be ruled by World Trade Organization strictures limiting tariffs either country can impose on the other.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/mexico-warns-us-it-will-cut-nafta-talks-if-tariffs-proposed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/mexico-warns-us-it-will-cut-nafta-talks-if-tariffs-proposed#comments Competitiveness Trade The Latest Trump and Manufacturing Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:32:00 +0000 581031 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Mexico&#39;s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo</p> Copyright Fiona Goodall, Getty Images