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GE Digital, San Ramon, CA
A team of software engineers attend a SCRUM meeting at GE Digital's San Ramon, CA headquarters.
Corporate Culture

GE Digital's Secret Weapon

April 5, 2017
It turns out making things is the new black in Silicon Valley.
Industryweek 14198 Talent
Continuous Improvement

Is Talent or Process Vital to Lean Success? It's Not Really a Choice

April 4, 2017
In your efforts to improve your lean manufacturing processes, don’t ignore the vital role of talent.
Industryweek 13595 Edge Promo
Corporate Culture

Three External Factors Driving Corporate Cultural Change Today

March 30, 2017
Changes in technology and demographics are focusing increasing attention on the relationship between company culture and performance.
Matt LaWell, IndustryWeek
A counter outside the Johnson Controls plant in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, tracks how many days have passed since the last recordable accident. (The number is higher now.)
IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards

2016 IW Best Plants Winner: Johnson Controls’ Magic Ingredient is Leadership

March 20, 2017
In Monterrey, Mexico, hundreds of Johnson Controls employees build thousands of batteries every day — delivering them on time, in perfect condition, in large thanks to individual...
Laura Putre
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px Calibri; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Steve Dykstra, maintenance supervisor at Metform, talks about his department's role in the company's lean evolution and how a new color-coded yearly maintenance chart has made things more efficient.
Manufacturing & Technology, an IndustryWeek Event

2016 IW Best Plants Winner: From Zero to Lean in Record Time at Metform Group

March 20, 2017
In 8 years, the Illinois automotive components maker has tripled its business and transformed its operations.
Industryweek 13408 Savvy Promo
Systems Integration

Toward a More Data Savvy World

Feb. 8, 2017
Do you really know what your metrics mean—or which ones matter?
Who’s behind the wheel? Nobody, actually, as autonomous vehicle technology pilots an Anheuser-Busch truck along a Colorado interstate.
Supply Chain

Transportation Technology Wises Up

Feb. 3, 2017
Self-driving trucks, intelligent highways and freight-hauling apps are changing the way goods can be transported and delivered.
The Rodon Group
Joao Silva works with Baxter the cobot on Tinkertoys at the Rodon Group plant in Pennsylvania.

The Ups and Downs of Made in the USA

Jan. 30, 2017
Manufacturers talk about why they decided to locate their production here, what worked and what didn’t—and whether the rewards were worth the travails.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images
President Trump met with tech industry leaders, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, on December 14 and promised to discuss trade, taxes and other issues.
Public Policy

Apple and the Battle for American Manufacturing

Jan. 26, 2017
After decades of offshoring, President Trump is making a concerted effort to return manufacturing to the U.S. Could the world’s most valuable company become the poster child for...