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Doubtful Data, Win for the Good Guys, How to Be an Open Book: IndustryWeek's Weekly Reads

Feb. 23, 2024
Also, Eaton's Texas-sized plans and Stellantis CEO's commitment to EVs.

What's the scoop on U.S. imports from Mexico? Did they really overtake imports from China? The IndustryWeek manufacturing community wanted answers and they flocked to an analysis of this complicated topic—driving this article to the top of IW's most consumed content over the past seven days. 

Topics of interest beyond this trade issue included lots of electrical conversation, Black History Month, and big expansion plans in Greenville, South Carolina. The full Top 10 list for the past week follows, augmented by two Editor's Choice selections. 

Did the U.S. Really Import More Goods from Mexico than China? Doubtful. An in-depth analysis sets off warning bells.

Stellantis CEO Vows to ‘Keep It Flat Out’ on EVs: Despite a rocky second half to 2023, the company remains committed to its EV plans.

Michigan Repeals Right-to-Work Law After 2023 Vote: Governor says repeal will increase the middle class; opponents say it will discourage global investment.

Texas-Sized Plans for Eaton's Electrical Strategy: Mike Yelton, head of the electrical sector for the Americas region, shares his take on manufacturing expansion, vertical integration and more.

Take Our Black History Month Quiz and Be Smarter Than You Were in January: Who was the "father of the videogame cartridge"? The first Black carmarker? Manufacturing and Black History intersect.

What We Can Learn From AI Use Cases in Manufacturing: A look at company trends through the lens of earnings and investor reports.

EnerSys Chooses Greenville, South Carolina for Li-ion Cell Gigafactory: “EnerSys is accelerating the global clean energy transition by significantly expanding our production of lithium-ion batteries across a broad range of end markets and applications,” says EnerSys President and CEO David M. Shaffer.

International Cybersecurity Operation Takes Down Russian Cybercriminal Gang: Sometimes the good guys win in cybersecurity.

A Manufacturer's Guide to Open-Book Management: It's been a winning strategy for our company for both employee engagement and business results.

5 Things to Know about China and EVs: 'How do you cut the price of EVs in half? China's already done it.'

Editor's Choice

Countries Making the Biggest Moves Away, Toward Corruption Since 2019: New data provides insight into which countries have gained and lost the most CPI points over the last five years.

IndustryWeek’s Best Plants Awards Competition: A Guide: This on-demand webinar will share everything you need to know about IW’s annual salute to manufacturing excellence. (no registration required). Deadline to enter the 2024 IW Best Plants Competition is March 18.

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