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Workers Walk, Clorox Cleans Up, Manufacturing Day Delivers: IndustryWeek's Weekly Reads

Oct. 13, 2023
Also, Sherwin-Williams' new CEO and take a manufacturing road trip.

While the Clorox cyberattack and ongoing union negotiations with the Big 3 automakers continued to grab the attention of our IndustryWeek manufacturing audience members over the past week, they also took notice of Manufacturing Day coverage and the announcement of a new CEO. And that's not all. 

Here are the Top 10 most popular articles over the past seven days, plus one Editor's Choice selection.  

Updated: Clorox Cyberattack to Cost Up to $593 million: The bleach manufacturer this week begins the cleanup process to fully repair damage from an attack first reported in mid-August that slowed production and caused product shortages.

Faces of Manufacturing 2023: Uniquely Rewarding, Every Day Brings a New Challenge: To celebrate Manufacturing Day 2023, we asked manufacturing workers to tell us why they love their vocation. Here are their stories.

UAW Strike Update—A New Strike at Mack Trucks, But No New Detroit 3 Sites: According to UAW President Fain, GM has “leapfrogged” the other members of the Detroit 3 in negotiation progress.

UAW Launches Surprise Strike Overnight at Ford's Kentucky Truck Plant: Nearly 9,000 workers walked off the job at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Sherwin-Williams Names New CEO: Heidi Petz will lead the Cleveland-headquartered painting and coatings company.

Honda Tunes Up Its Manufacturing Day: Tour, Talk, Touch, Ask Questions, Get Good Swag: A confluence of events brought stronger partnerships with schools, more resources for workforce development.

Don’t Overthink What Manufacturing’s Future Will Look Like: A company’s abililty to assess, pilot and scale technology will remain the competitive differentiator.

VinFast Lays Out 2024 Plans for Global Expansion: Two months after going public, the Vietnamese car company—which at one point had a market value of $85 billion—is ready to rev its engines on the global stage.

Manufacturing Road Trip: A Journey Across the US (slideshow): Join us as we celebrate manufacturing in each of the 50 states, starting in Alabama. This is Part 1 of a five-part series.

Rare Earth Elements Are Increasingly Replaceable: Recent advancements in materials engineering are easing the path to more sustainable, economical alternatives.

9 Cybersecurity Protocols to Include in Your IIoT Strategy: Having robust protocols from the start is critical.

Editor's Choice

Talent Advisory Board: What Does the Talent Situation for Manufacturing Really Look Like? (Part 2): Manufacturing leaders share their perspective on hiring and retaining high-quality employees.

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