The second full week of January 2022 was a busy one across manufacturing and at IndustryWeek. We reported on the announcement of new steel mills destined for Arkansas and West Virginia. Our supply chain advisor Paul Ericksen shared some of the wild experiences IW readers have had in conducting business with China. And the supply chain crisis continues to steal our time and attention.
Given all that is going on, you may have missed an important piece of content on IndustryWeek.com in the past week, but never fear: We have bundled together the Top 10 most-read articles over the past seven days, and we share them here. Moreover, these are only the tip of the iceberg in terms of IW's deep store of knowledge to assist you in running your business better.
We invite you to sit back and catch up on your reading.
- Wall Street Is the Root Cause of the Supply Chain Crisis: Treating the symptoms of current problems won’t solve anything.
- US Steel to Build New Steel Mill in Arkansas: The new mini mill will produce up to 3 million tons of raw steel a year by 2024, the company says.
- Nucor to Build New $2.7 Billion Mill in West Virginia:The investment is the largest in both company and state history, according to Governor Jim Justice's office.
- How Manufacturers Will Digitally Transform in 2022: Technological evolution creates efficiency, opportunity, and growth for businesses of all sizes.
- Designing a Lean Problem-Solving System with Purpose: Leaders must be system architects, taking responsibility and ownership.
- The Sticking Point with Industrial Subscription Models: Companies like Volkswagen and Cisco already know this: Nothing will accelerate until an organization's executives draw a line in the sand.
- Offshoring Gone Wild: Stories from the Front: Readers share experiences with Chinese business ethics.
- Supply Chain and Sustainability Strategy Predictions for 2022: An opportunity to update sources and enact green standards.
- Rolls-Royce Enjoys Record Luxury Car Sales in 2021: The British automaker said it enjoyed record annual sales of its status symbol vehicles despite the broader sector's struggle with semiconductor supply.
- CES Show Highlights: Robo-Dogs, Self-Sailing Boat, Brain Tech: Industry behemoths like Amazon and Google stayed away over the virus risk, but the more than 2,200 firms big and small in attendance still pitched their hopes for the next big thing.