At stake is the $1.2 trillion in annual trade between the three countries, as well as the business models of companies such as Ford Motor and GM. that have adapted their supply chains to take advantage of the trade zone.
Missouri appeals court found the case shouldn’t have been tried in a St. Louis city court.
The finalists demonstrate a commitment to manufacturing excellence, teamwork in driving continued improvements across their operations, and stellar results in response to their efforts.
Scenario planning is essentially a thorough review of "what-if" situations, with potential courses of action created for each. Preparing for various shifts in advance can prevent companies from being caught flat-footed by sudden changes.
History shows economic activity that’s initially subdued due to major storms tends to get a boost amid rebuilding in later months.
USAF General John Raymond: “The market’s going to go that way. We’d be dumb not to. What we have to do is make sure we do it smartly.”
The European planemaker’s marketing muscle and production expertise boosts the viability of the all-new aircraft after more than $6 billion in development costs forced Bombardier to rely on government assistance.
Several forms of tax relief for businesses are being considered, including full expensing and economic cost recovery.
“We weren’t able to secure a lead production letter from General Motors, but we were able to improve some of our programs that would soften the event if there, in fact, is a layoff or closure in the future,” said Unifor Local 88 President Dan Borthwick.
Tesla announced on October 2 that it produced only 260 of the sedans in the third quarter due to "production bottlenecks," missing CEO Elon Musk's target of 1,500 Model 3's delivered by September.
Industrial restructuring, which includes cleaning up the environment and cutting excess output, may intensify reducing China's expansion to 6.4% next year and 6.1% in 2019.
Under the plan, the German automotive giant would be transformed into a holding company for three units: Mercedes-Cars & Vans, Daimler Trucks & Buses and the financial services unit.
The legal battle between the two California tech giants continues — this time in the world’s second-largest economy.
While most big U.S. companies release adjusted earnings that deviate from generally accepted accounting principles, GE stands out for the sheer head-scratching complexity of its quarterly reports.
U.S. negotiators in recent days put forth a string of bold proposals -- on auto rules of origin, a sunset clause, government procurement, and gutting dispute panels seen by the other nations as core to the pact.
Through digital platforms, companies are able to connect once-disparate departments and streamline processes — a major shift for the workflow of engineers, designers and the manufacturing process.
The Federal Aviation Administration determined there was an “unsafe condition” that “is likely to exist or develop in other products of the same type design.”
A November 16 IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by Formlabs
How can you manage mobile in an efficient manner? A simple tech upgrade just isn’t enough to address the challenges of deploying and managing too many incompatible devices that perform different functions for different users.
“As we are confronted with unprecedented crisis inside out, I believe that time has now come for the company to start anew, with a new spirit and young leadership.”
There is no shortage of fear and hype around AI and automation replacing manufacturing jobs. But from my perspective, they do not eliminate jobs, but rather redistribute them.
Japan’s steelmakers have spent a fortune developing new types of steel and other metals to meet demands from automakers for fuel-efficiency.
Recent changes have made patents harder to get and enforce. It is likely, however, that some aspects of those trends will reverse in the future. Understanding the specifics will help companies design strategies to protect their technologies or to weather patent claims made by others.
The stance places the biggest U.S. solar manufacturer in opposition to the Solar Energy Industries Association and most of the rest of the industry.
Honeywell SPS continues to create connected, mobile solutions that help enterprises and their workers be more productive, efficient and safe by investing in technology innovations focused on four key areas: Software for the Connected Worker Android-b
State attracts scores of new businesses, including a thriving aerospace industry.
A November 1 IndustryWeek-hosted Webinar, sponsored by Simpler Consulting, an IBM Company
Up in Canada, GM is trying to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement while the Unifor union seems to be more focused on negotiating a trade agreement.
What does it take to found a manufacturing company in the United States? Try disruptive ideas, tenacity and a desire to make it in America for a start.
Some of today’s prototypes for fully autonomous systems consume two to four kilowatts of electricity — the equivalent of having 50 to 100 laptops continuously running in the trunk.