U.S. Steel, General Motors and Pfizer were among the big name manufacturers that grabbed the attention of our IndustryWeek manufacturing community over the past week. The topic of sustainability also drew a crowd to two separate articles, while readers also dived into details of the UPS, Teamsters labor agreement.
What follows is a list of the Top 10 most-consumed content over the past seven days, plus one Editor's Choice selection. Read on.
US Steel Bets on Mini-Mills, EV Motors for Near-Term Sustainability: The steelmaker is on target to reduce emissions 20% by 2030, says chief strategy/sustainability director Richard Fruehauf. Getting to net zero by 2050 has a lot more variables.
So That Happened: Nikola Trucks on Fire, the Death of a Hacker and Pfizer’s Tornado Recovery: IndustryWeek editors look into those stories and STEM diversity efforts in manufacturing.
Production Pulse: Leadership Lessons from Toyota: Author Katie Anderson, recent winner of the Shingo Prize, discusses her book detailing how Toyota's management culture developed.
GM Doubles Down on Cost Savings, Trims $1B From Capex Plan: But, on the back of share gains and higher prices, the automaker’s leaders have raised their financial forecasts for the second time this year.
Less Doing and More Learning: The Art of Unburdened Leadership: A look at three of the most impactful ways to empower your team to take ownership.
Sustainability, and Other Tall Tales: Investors, customers and regulators have clued in to greenwashing and are stepping up enforcement.
UPS, Teamsters Announce Labor Agreement, Averting US Strike: "We demanded the best contract in the history of UPS, and we got it," said Teamsters President Sean O'Brien.
Updated: Stellantis, Samsung SDI Announce Second US Gigafactory: A look into the billions of dollars being invested in new battery plants and expansions in recent years.
Canoo Sticks to 2023 Production Target: The electric vehicle startup had a tough 2022, but executives expect factories to have a production capability of 20,000 by the end of year.
Masterful Use of Data Is Manufacturing’s Future: Who's Ready? Overlapping data from multiple sources can help manufacturers more dependably track fluctuations in cost, energy, shipping, processes, labor and more.
Generation Now Leadership: From Military to Manufacturing at Graphic Packaging International: A training program for military veterans opened advanced manufacturing opportunities for Mahlon Robinson.