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Steel Warning, Bidenomics and Royal Ketchup Ruckus: IndustryWeek's Weekly Reads

Sept. 23, 2022
What has IW's manufacturing community been reading lately? We tell you here.

Steel warnings. A hack of Uber. Rising interest rates. These topics were among the 10 that most snagged our manufacturing community's attention over the past seven days. If you didn't get a chance to review this content earlier in the week, we've packaged it together here to make catching up easy for you. Additionally, don't miss our Editor's Choice selection at the end of the list. 

Without further ado, our latest Top 10 list is as follows:  

Steel Makers Warn on Demand Trends: Nucor and U.S. Steel executives says market headwinds have accelerated this quarter.

So that Happened: Turning Off Lights at Navistar, March of the Androids, Royal Ketchup Headache: IndustryWeek editors look into those stories and Intel investments in accessible suppliers and funding industrial insects.

Is a Bidenomics Manufacturing Policy in Progress? Two dramatic weeks in Washington have created huge pools of funds for electric vehicles and microchips, creating a clear policy direction… but is it the right one?

Uber Got Uber-Hacked: A cyberattacker broke into multiple critical IT systems and had access to a list of known system vulnerabilities.

What's the Difference Between a Prototype and a 'Minimum Viable Product'? Distinguishing between the two is essential during the innovation process.

Inflation to Add $1B to Ford’s Q3 Supplier Costs: The auto maker also says ongoing parts shortages will push some shipments into the fourth quarter.

Time to Let Young Leaders Take Control: The management style of the next generation -- leading with the heart -- is the key to future success says Bill George, former CEO of Medtronic.

US Fed Raises Key Interest Rate as Recession Fears Mount: Inflation is a global phenomenon amid the Russian war in Ukraine on top of global supply chain snarls and COVID lockdowns in China, and other major central banks are taking action as well.

A Checklist for Supplier Sourcing Success: These 25 purchasing-group criteria leave piece-price in the dust.

Manufacturing's Big Rethink: A Shift in Approaches, Attitudes, Investments: Amid supply chain woes and inflation, five priorities for companies.

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