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Emerging Technologies

Future-Proofing Your Operations on a Budget

July 24, 2024
‘Leading-edge’ doesn’t have to mean massive costs for small- and medium-sized manufacturers.


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2024 IW 50 Best manufacturers

July 15, 2024
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Investing in People to Thrive During a Manufacturing Boom (video)

July 24, 2024
Indiana University Professor Phil Powell says taking advantage of the massive increase in U.S. manufacturing spending is going to require huge training and retraining efforts....
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China’s Threat to Ban Critical Mineral Exports Is Not a Bluff

July 23, 2024
Rare-earth mineral restrictions are a very real option that the US should be actively preparing for.
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Public Policy

CEOs Need a Game Plan as US Elections Approach

July 22, 2024
Amid uncertainty in Trump vs. Harris and the upcoming Congressional elections, strategic paths forward for business are becoming clear.
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Education / Training

The US Needs Workers. Germany's Apprenticeship Model Can Help.

July 19, 2024
Reshoring will fail without a skilled workforce pipeline.
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Recruiting / Retention

Eight Onboarding Do's and Don'ts for Manufacturers

July 19, 2024
Many companies fail to deliver a solid program that makes new hires want to stay.
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What Toyota Looks for in Future Leaders

July 18, 2024
Brett Wood, president and CEO of Toyota Material Handling North America, presents key characteristics of leaders during a keynote address at the IndustryWeek Operations Leadership...

General Motors

So That Happened: Get Those New Workers Trained!

July 17, 2024
IndustryWeek editors look into those stories and the latest steel company purchase by Cleveland-Cliffs, attitudes on AI and XR and how automakers are spending federal EV dollars...


Successful Cost Optimization Strategies for Manufacturing and Industrial Organizations

July 16, 2024
How M&I organizations can use a B2B marketplace to take better control over indirect spend, streamline procurement processes, save money, and gain a competitive edge.

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The Economy

Reshoring Manufacturing: Pharma, Trucking, Plastics Insights (Production Pulse)

July 11, 2024
Manufacturers have brought more than 1 million jobs back to the United States throughout the past four years.

Production Pulse: IW Operations Leadership Summit Updates

May 2, 2024
As the IndustryWeek Operations Leadership Summit draws closer, we hear from two of the speakers and get an overview of the inaugural event.

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...