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From Tariff Talk to What Works for Worker Retention: IndustryWeek's Weekly Reads

Nov. 5, 2021
Here's the top content from the past seven days, as selected by IW's manufacturing community.

It's that time of the week, the end. It's when we review what our IndustryWeek manufacturing community has been reading over the past week and share those top spots with you. 

Not surprisingly, worker retention and hiring garnered significant attention. So, too, did tariff talk, culture change at Ford and record freight through the Panama Canal. 

Take a moment and catch up with what you've missed. 

  • What Works to Retain Staff: Purdue Study Finds Commonalities in Indiana Manufacturers with Low Turnover Read now.
  • Now Hiring? Reasons for the Workforce Shortage in Manufacturing, and What to Do About Them Read now.
  • Made in America: a Showcase of Manufacturing from Alabama to Wyoming Read now.
  • US Drops Tariffs on European Steel, Aluminum Read now.
  • Ford CEO: ‘The Culture Is Starting to Change’ Read now.
  • Let's Add a Ninth Waste to Lean: Overthinking Read now.
  • Deere Strike Update: Workers Reject Second Agreement, Strike Continues Read now.
  • 2021 IW U.S. 500: Top Manufacturers in Motor Vehicles Read now.
  • Panama Canal Breaks Freight Record Despite Pandemic Crisis Read now.
  • Manufacturing CEOs Share What's Keeping Them Up at Night Read now. 

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