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Art of Motion

May 3, 2013
There are all kinds of ideas about how to get the youth interested in manufacturing. But, at the core, I think we just need to find ways to better tell manufacturing’s story.
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Speed of Delivery: Not Worth the Risk

March 13, 2013
As states increase speed limits, commercial carriers are putting on the brakes.
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Who Pulled the Plug? An Electric Car Ride on a Tow Truck

Feb. 21, 2013
Electric cars, for all of their benefits, remain limited by infrastructure – and knowledge.
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Horse-Drawn Carriages at the Factory Door

Feb. 15, 2013
I’m the new Associate Editor at IndustryWeek and am in charge of covering those things that fly, drive, sail and move on tracks — as it relates to manufacturing.

Lockheed Martin Unit Receives 2012 Malcolm Baldrige Award for Manufacturing

Nov. 14, 2012
At a time when Lockheed Martin Corp. has been in the headlines for the wrong reasons lately, the company got some good news this week.
The Economy

Please Welcome Huntington Ingalls to the IW U.S. 500

Aug. 2, 2012
Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (IW 500/156) is making its debut on IndustryWeek's IW U.S. 500, coming in at No. 156 (as Casey Kasem would say) on IndustryWeek...
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Thank God -- United is Getting New Planes

July 12, 2012
I couldn't help smile when I read the news that United Airlines is buying 150 Boeing 737s to update its aging fleet. Here in Cleveland, which has been a Continental (now ...
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Volkswagen's Little Darth Vader to Undergo Open-Heart Surgery

June 13, 2012
I came across this story on the website Business Insider: "Max Page, the 7-year-old who played Darth Vader in Volkswagen's outstanding Super Bowl commercial for 2011, will have...
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Supplier Relationships Key to Honda's Healthy Profit Margins

May 24, 2012
By Patricia E. Moody, [email protected] Why does Honda consistently deliver higher profit margins than Toyota? Dave Nelson, a former senior vice president of purchasing...