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Culture Is King at Toyota Forklifts

July 2, 2018
Toyota Forklifts' Brett Wood explains how a culture of safety and open, honest communication drives continuous improvement throughout the company.
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Breathing New Life into Apprenticeships, Co-ops at Timken

June 25, 2018
Stephen Johnson, director of R&D at the bearing maker, gives good old-fashioned training an advanced-manufacturing update
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Robotics Maker Moves from War Machines to Powering Up Workforce

April 4, 2018
Sarcos Robotics CEO Ben Wolff talks about how the company that started the 21st century as a military contractor, could soon give general contractors, and any industrial worker...
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How a Rust Belt City Became the Largest Producer of Aluminum Containers

March 26, 2018
Exal Corp. CEO Michael Mapes says Youngstown, Ohio’s skilled workforce combined with product innovation is the key to the company's success.
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Brewer Science's Terry Brewer: Success Is Not a Silo

March 15, 2018
This leader is ready to push any of a thousand buttons to keep his company evolving in a dynamic environment.


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eBook: Generation Now Leadership

Aug. 28, 2023
Manufacturing's young talent steps forward in this talent management guide from IndustryWeek.
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New DAQRI Boss Brings AR Bonafides, Perspective

Dec. 8, 2017
Roy Ashok has crammed a lot of major developments into his first two months as CEO of the augmented reality company, and he has no plans to slow down.
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Greg Heinemann: The Finance Guy Who Chose a Manufacturing Adventure

Nov. 20, 2017
Metro Mold CEO Greg Heinemann took a turn from finance to manufacturing. Now he hopes to attract many more young people to an industry he believes offers a "choose your own adventure...
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Regulating Wages Key to Maintaining and Strengthening US Manufacturing

Nov. 6, 2017
The timing has never been better for the U.S. to take back control and align itself for success by implementing a reasonable minimum wage that’s manageable for manufacturing companies...
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Supply Chain Can Make a Difference in the World

Oct. 30, 2017
Abe Eshkenazi, CEO of APICS, a 45,000-member group of supply chain professionals, believes the biggest challenge for the industry today is the accelerated pace of change.