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How manufacturers can thrive during an economic slowdown

When there are signs of an economic slow-down in your business, the best approach is to pay attention—and plan for what may come.

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8 Key opportunities auto suppliers need to embrace

From alternative fuels to telematics, suppliers need to rethink their business models in order to be successful in the future.

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Closing the gender gap in the manufacturing and automotive industries

Women account for less than one-third of the manufacturing workforce. In a tight labor market, the industry can’t afford such a gender gap.

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Gaining control in the perfect storm

Headwinds may be battering automakers and their suppliers, but there are elements that can be controlled in this environment.

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Q2 2019 Industrial Products Industry Spotlight

Get yourself up to speed on the latest trends in private equity and mergers and acquisitions with the Q2 2019 IP Industry Spotlight.

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Tariffs and manufacturing: Options available to manufacturers

Many manufacturers are noting the costs of tariffs for the first time. Beyond exemptions, there are other options to keep costs down.

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Tariffs and manufacturing: How to prepare for uncertainty

In a volatile trade environment, one manufacturer is encouraging his peers to learn more about their options and prepare for uncertainty.

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As demand slows, auto suppliers face production downshift

Cost-cutting initiatives at major automakers are in reaction to what appears to be a near-term peak in global vehicle demand.

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5 trends driving logistics costs up for manufacturers

Logistics costs are rising for manufacturing companies. We break down the five trends behind this new business challenge.

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Artificial intelligence is not taking over your job—it’s enhancing it

Skepticism regarding artificial intelligence is understandable, but it’s often based on a misunderstanding of what AI really is.