The Latest http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6731/more en Industry 4.0 vs. the Industrial Internet: A Primer http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/industry-40-vs-industrial-internet-primer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you haven’t been paying attention the last couple of years, you might just use those two terms interchangeably. No big deal, right? Wrong. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/industry-40-vs-industrial-internet-primer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/information-technology/industry-40-vs-industrial-internet-primer#comments Competitiveness Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Information Technology The Latest Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:47:00 +0000 170981 at http://www.industryweek.com The MAPI Foundation Utilize Collaboration and Technology to Minimize Risk and Maximize Value in your Supply Chain http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/utilize-collaboration-and-technology-minimize-risk-and-maximize-value-your-supply-chain <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Technology, when used to help collaborate with supply chain partners, can significantly reduce risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/utilize-collaboration-and-technology-minimize-risk-and-maximize-value-your-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/utilize-collaboration-and-technology-minimize-risk-and-maximize-value-your-supply-chain#comments Ideaxchange Lean / Six-Sigma Procurement Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:35:00 +0000 170961 at http://www.industryweek.com Worker Crushed by Robot at VW Plant http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/worker-crushed-robot-vw-plant <div class="field-deck"> Contractor dies from injuries sustained while installing machinery at VW plant. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Contractor dies from injuries sustained while installing machinery at VW plant.</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/robotics/worker-crushed-robot-vw-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/worker-crushed-robot-vw-plant#comments Robotics Transportation The Latest Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:59:00 +0000 170971 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A brand new Volkswagen Passat and Golf 7 car are stored in a tower at the Volkswagen Autostadt complex near the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, Germany.</p> Photo: Alexander Koerner, Getty Images German New Car Sales Up in June http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/german-new-car-sales-june <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The country's automobile industry group reported a 13% jump in new registrations for June compared to June 2014, and projects a 2% increase in total new registrations this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/german-new-car-sales-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/german-new-car-sales-june#comments Demographics Transportation The Latest Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:49:00 +0000 170951 at http://www.industryweek.com David McNew, Getty Images How Will the Overtime Proposal Impact Manufacturers? http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/how-will-overtime-proposal-impact-manufacturers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A pair of automotive and aerospace industry attorneys weigh in on Obama's new overtime proposal, and advise manufacturing employers big and small on what to do next.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/how-will-overtime-proposal-impact-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/how-will-overtime-proposal-impact-manufacturers#comments Labor / Employment Policy The Latest Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:11:00 +0000 170941 at http://www.industryweek.com Antitrust Lawsuit Could Block Electrolux, GE Deal http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/antitrust-lawsuit-could-block-electrolux-ge-deal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The sale would limit competition and lead to higher prices of cooking appliances for US consumers, said the lawsuit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/antitrust-lawsuit-could-block-electrolux-ge-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/antitrust-lawsuit-could-block-electrolux-ge-deal#comments Regulations The Latest Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:38:00 +0000 170931 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Imgaes China, France Team Up in Investment in Africa, Asia http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-markets/china-france-team-investment-africa-asia <div class="field-byline"> Fran Blandy </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In recent years, China has muscled out Western nations from emerging economies, especially in Africa, but appears to be changing tack with a deal signed Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-markets/china-france-team-investment-africa-asia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-markets/china-france-team-investment-africa-asia#comments Emerging Markets Expansion Management Trade The Latest Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:08:00 +0000 170911 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images US Auto Sales Steady in June as First Six Months Shine http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/us-auto-sales-steady-june-first-six-months-shine <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“We just wrapped up the U.S. auto industry’s best six months in a decade, driven by strong demand for pickups and crossovers,” said Kurt McNeil, head of sales at General Motors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/us-auto-sales-steady-june-first-six-months-shine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/us-auto-sales-steady-june-first-six-months-shine#comments Companies & Executives Finance The Latest Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:59:00 +0000 170901 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Joe Raedle, Getty Images What You Need to Know About the Internet of Things, and Why http://www.industryweek.com/technology/what-you-need-know-about-internet-things-and-why <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you think your business will not be affected by the Internet of Things (IoT), think again. Here's why.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/what-you-need-know-about-internet-things-and-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/what-you-need-know-about-internet-things-and-why#comments Automation The Connected Enterprise Information Technology Machine Tools Systems Integration Leadership Technology The Latest Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:16:00 +0000 170871 at http://www.industryweek.com ISM's June Manufacturing Report: 10 Things to Know http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/isms-june-manufacturing-report-10-things-know <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In June, U.S. manufacturing continues its rebound from a nasty winter and weak global markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/isms-june-manufacturing-report-10-things-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/isms-june-manufacturing-report-10-things-know#comments Competitiveness Global Economy The Latest Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:47:00 +0000 170881 at http://www.industryweek.com