The Latest http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6731/more en Boeing CEO: Trump Talks on Air Force One Costs Make Progress http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/boeing-ceo-trump-talks-air-force-one-costs-make-progress <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Muilenberg: “We discussed Air Force One, we discussed fighter aircraft. We made some great progress on simplifying requirements for Air Force One, streamlining the process, streamlining certification.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/boeing-ceo-trump-talks-air-force-one-costs-make-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/boeing-ceo-trump-talks-air-force-one-costs-make-progress#comments Companies & Executives Planning & Forecasting Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Trump and Manufacturing Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:38:00 +0000 524941 at http://www.industryweek.com Mark Wilson, Hulton Archive, Getty Images Margareth Georgiadis Named CEO of Mattel http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/margareth-georgiadis-named-ceo-mattel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Margo is a proven and extraordinarily talented executive with a deep understanding of how to build and scale brands on a global basis and expertise in effectively engaging consumers and retail partners in a rapidly evolving digital world," said outgoing CEO Christopher A. Sinclair.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/margareth-georgiadis-named-ceo-mattel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/margareth-georgiadis-named-ceo-mattel#comments Companies & Executives The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:39:00 +0000 524661 at http://www.industryweek.com Walmart to Create 10,000 Jobs, Invest $6.8 Billion in US http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/walmart-create-10000-jobs-invest-68-billion-us <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"Our 2017 plans to grow our business -– and our support for innovation in the textile industry –- will have a meaningful impact across the county."</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/walmart-create-10000-jobs-invest-68-billion-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/walmart-create-10000-jobs-invest-68-billion-us#comments Expansion Management Workforce The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:27:00 +0000 524561 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images European Auto Sales Jump to Nine-Year High http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/european-auto-sales-jump-nine-year-high <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sales hit 15.1 million vehicles, the highest level since the 2007 peak, as customers shifted from Volkswagen to Renault and Fiat Chrysler.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/european-auto-sales-jump-nine-year-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/european-auto-sales-jump-nine-year-high#comments Global Economy The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:17:00 +0000 524551 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Renault 2017&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Megane">Megane</span>&nbsp;hatchback</p> Upskilling the Industrial Workforce is in Our Sight http://www.industryweek.com/technology/upskilling-industrial-workforce-our-sight <div class="field-byline"> By Brian Ballard, CEO, Upskill (formerly APX Labs) </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Millions of manufacturing jobs will need to be filled in the next decade and change. Turning to new tech, including smart glasses and augmented reality, can help fill the openings.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/upskilling-industrial-workforce-our-sight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/upskilling-industrial-workforce-our-sight#comments Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Recruiting / Retention Technology Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:32:00 +0000 524541 at http://www.industryweek.com Upskill Advantages & Disadvantages of the EU According to Business Leaders http://www.industryweek.com/trade/advantages-disadvantages-eu-according-business-leaders <div class="field-byline"> Statista </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>On Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to give a speech on what the planned Brexit will look like.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/advantages-disadvantages-eu-according-business-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/advantages-disadvantages-eu-according-business-leaders#comments IndustryWeek Wire Trade Global Economy The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:25:00 +0000 524171 at http://www.industryweek.com Performance Metrics that Matter: Effective Productivity Measures http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/performance-metrics-matter-effective-productivity-measures <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>I recommend three distinct productivity measurements for the manufacturing operations function.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/performance-metrics-matter-effective-productivity-measures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/performance-metrics-matter-effective-productivity-measures#comments Ask the Expert - Lean Leadership Lean / Six-Sigma The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:59:00 +0000 524161 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Hyundai-Kia Plan $3.1 Billion US Investment, Mull New Plant http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/hyundai-kia-plan-31-billion-us-investment-mull-new-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hyundai Motor and Kia join a growing list of automakers announcing investments in the U.S.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/hyundai-kia-plan-31-billion-us-investment-mull-new-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/hyundai-kia-plan-31-billion-us-investment-mull-new-plant#comments Companies & Executives Expansion Management Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:09:00 +0000 524111 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Mark Renders, Getty Images British American Tobacco Wins Reynolds with Sweetened Bid http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/british-american-tobacco-wins-reynolds-sweetened-bid <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Combined, the two companies would overtake Philip Morris International Inc. as the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company by revenue. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/british-american-tobacco-wins-reynolds-sweetened-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/british-american-tobacco-wins-reynolds-sweetened-bid#comments Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Finance The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:27:00 +0000 523971 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Getty Images GM Said to Plan $1 Billion US Investment in Nod to Trump http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/gm-said-plan-1-billion-us-investment-nod-trump <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The largest U.S. automaker is expected to add or retain 1,000 jobs at several existing facilities.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/gm-said-plan-1-billion-us-investment-nod-trump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/gm-said-plan-1-billion-us-investment-nod-trump#comments Strategic Planning & Execution Global Economy Leadership Workforce The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 03:40:00 +0000 523911 at http://www.industryweek.com General Motors