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Manufacturing's Big Rethink: A Shift in Approaches, Attitudes, Investments: Amid supply chain woes and inflation, five priorities for companies.
VEGA Americas Opens New Ohio HQ: The new 50-acre site features 130,000 square feet for manufacturing.
IW U.S. 500: Top 10 Aerospace & Defense Companies: The largest producers of aircraft and aerospace components from the IW U.S. 500 list of largest publicly traded manufacturing companies in the country.
Intel Breaks Ground on Ohio Plant, Announces Talent Investments: The hardware company also announced a first wave of investments in STEM higher education in the state worth $17 million.
Problem-Solving Culture Propels Raymond Corp.: Daily drumbeat of continuous improvement delivers sustained gains.
Leadership Accountability Starts with the CEO: Are your top people taking personal ownership, or waiting for permission to act?
Update: Eleventh-Hour Tentative Deal Defers Possible Railroad Strike: The new tentative agreement gives railway workers one paid day of sick leave, and improves their ability to take unpaid time off for medical purposes.
Mining the ‘Messy Middle’ of Data Analytics: The ugly part of the process is where all the good stuff happens.
Four Action Steps for Shoring Up OT Cybersecurity: Putting time and intent into the setup can save time and cost later.
Rivian, Mercedes Partnering on Electric Vans: If consummated, the joint venture will build an electric-only plant in Central Europe.