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Quality Failed Boeing, Not the Other Way Around. Here's Why.

June 14, 2024
Boeing has a deeper problem than reduced inspections: It lacks a risk-management culture.


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Download the IW U.S. 500

May 8, 2024
Download the list of the 500 largest US public manufacturers in an easy to read .pdf format
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Mexico Has a New President: What Does Sheinbaum’s Election Mean for US Manufacturing?

June 12, 2024
Outgoing President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s term was marked by rapid growth and enhanced trade in North America. Can the economic expansion continue?
Continuous Improvement

Frontline Leaders Are Critical to Change Initiatives. So Why Are They Often an Afterthought?

June 7, 2024
A continuous improvement director looks at the reasons behind middle and lower-level managers’ resistance to change, and shares insights on how to turn that around.
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Additive Technology Is Outpacing Manufacturers' Efforts to Grasp It

June 6, 2024
Collaboration and hands-on experiences can help crack 3D printing's substantial learning curve.
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Technology and IIoT

Manufacturing Execution Systems Create Quality Employees

June 5, 2024
Confident operators are just as important as optimized workflows and performance analysis for line efficiency and quality products.
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So That Happened: Product Recalls Spike in Q1

June 5, 2024
IndustryWeek editors look into that story and remember manufacturing leader Barry Rogers, promotions at Allison Transmission, new plastics molding technologies and the UAW's "...

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Does US Manufacturing Have a Child Labor Problem?

May 30, 2024
Incidents of child labor violations in the U.S. have risen since the pandemic.

Supply Chain

The Other Reason to Keep Supply Chain Leadership Rooted in Your C-Suite

June 6, 2024
There are two primary reasons to keep supply chain leadership in the strategic, holistic lens of the C-suite rather than your purchasing department.  You know the first &...

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Production Pulse: EPA Regulatory Actions Hit Overdrive in April

April 25, 2024
Two rulings on PFAS forever chemicals and Clean Air Act Enforcement on vinyl production are signs that regulators are getting rules finalized in case of an administration change...

Production Pulse: The Loss of Baltimore's Key Bridge

April 4, 2024
Manufacturing, supply chain, construction equipment, safety and road and bridge experts discuss the tragedy in Maryland.
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Production Pulse: 2024 Election's Impact on Manufacturing

March 21, 2024
Manufacturing experts in the machine tool, food and pharmaceutical industries discuss how Washington is addressing the manufacturing world and what's at stake in the Biden-Trump...