News http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6731/more en Obama Launches Measures to Boost US Solar Energy Production http://www.industryweek.com/environment/obama-launches-measures-boost-us-solar-energy-production <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The White House launched a program to encourage federal agencies, military installations, and publicly-subsidized buildings in the Washington area to install more solar panels</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/obama-launches-measures-boost-us-solar-energy-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/obama-launches-measures-boost-us-solar-energy-production#comments Energy Environment Public Policy Regulations News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:29:00 +0000 116731 at http://www.industryweek.com Ex-BP Employee Charged Over BP Stock Sales After Spill http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/ex-bp-employee-charged-over-bp-stock-sales-after-spill <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Regulators charge a former BP employee who worked on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill with insider trading after he sold $1 million worth of BP stock days after the disaster.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/ex-bp-employee-charged-over-bp-stock-sales-after-spill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/ex-bp-employee-charged-over-bp-stock-sales-after-spill#comments Global Economy News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:14:00 +0000 116711 at http://www.industryweek.com Ford Launches Luxury Lincoln Brand in China http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/ford-launches-luxury-lincoln-brand-china <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ford Motor Co. launches its luxury Lincoln car brand in China, just days ahead of Beijing's auto show in the world's largest car market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/ford-launches-luxury-lincoln-brand-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/ford-launches-luxury-lincoln-brand-china#comments Global Economy News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:30:00 +0000 116701 at http://www.industryweek.com US Manufacturers Like What They See -- Especially At Home http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-manufacturers-what-they-see-especially-home <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two manufacturing surveys indicate rising employer optimism and plans to increase investment and hiring.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-manufacturers-what-they-see-especially-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-manufacturers-what-they-see-especially-home#comments Strategic Planning & Execution Trade Global Economy Workforce News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:38:00 +0000 116681 at http://www.industryweek.com AkzoNobel Paints Q1 Profit Bonanza http://www.industryweek.com/finance/akzonobel-paints-q1-profit-bonanza <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Net profit jumped by 45%. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/akzonobel-paints-q1-profit-bonanza" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/akzonobel-paints-q1-profit-bonanza#comments Finance News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:20:00 +0000 116661 at http://www.industryweek.com GE Earnings Dip 15% but Industrial Profits Rise http://www.industryweek.com/finance/ge-earnings-dip-15-industrial-profits-rise <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The company grew profits in its two largest segments, aviation (up 19.1%) and power and water (up 23.5%).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/ge-earnings-dip-15-industrial-profits-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/ge-earnings-dip-15-industrial-profits-rise#comments Finance News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 116651 at http://www.industryweek.com BYOD: Three Tips for Device Security in the Age of the Big Data Breach http://www.industryweek.com/technology/byod-three-tips-device-security-age-big-data-breach <div class="field-byline"> Radhika Subramanian | CEO, Emcien </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bring your own device policies open up a world of worker mobility and empowerment. But manufacturers must approach BYOD with careful consideration, an open mind and a focus on security.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/byod-three-tips-device-security-age-big-data-breach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/byod-three-tips-device-security-age-big-data-breach#comments Companies & Executives Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Strategic Planning & Execution Technology News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:33:00 +0000 116641 at http://www.industryweek.com Radhika Subramanian, CEO at Emcien GE Chooses Louisville for New Manufacturing Model http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/ge-chooses-louisville-new-manufacturing-model <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The new FirstBuild micro-factory will harness the power of an open platform and a global co-creation community to power micro-manufacturing capabilities to accelerate the introduction of the products consumers want, when they want them. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/ge-chooses-louisville-new-manufacturing-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/ge-chooses-louisville-new-manufacturing-model#comments Expansion Management News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:27:00 +0000 116631 at http://www.industryweek.com AME Unveils Initiatives Aimed at Drawing Students to Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/ame-unveils-initiatives-aimed-drawing-students-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Association for Manufacturing Excellence has launched a pair of education-based programs geared toward attracting students to manufacturing careers: the Adopt a School Initiative and the Dr. Sherrie Ford Manufacturing as a Career Path Scholarship.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/ame-unveils-initiatives-aimed-drawing-students-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/ame-unveils-initiatives-aimed-drawing-students-manufacturing#comments Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Workforce News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:22:00 +0000 116621 at http://www.industryweek.com GM to Seek Court Protection from Ignition Lawsuits http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/gm-seek-court-protection-ignition-lawsuits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The company's filing said that the bankruptcy court's original restructuring plan made clear that liabilities like the ignition-switch problem remain with Old GM and that third parties cannot sue New GM for them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/gm-seek-court-protection-ignition-lawsuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/gm-seek-court-protection-ignition-lawsuits#comments Corporate Responsibility Quality Transportation News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:51:00 +0000 116611 at http://www.industryweek.com