- SPECIAL REPORTS
Kohler Co., one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies, has a proud heritage of design and creativity that spans more than 140 years. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the company’s Arts/Industry program, which allows artists-in-residence to set up studios on the plant floor.
While World War II was fought on numerous battlefields and beaches in Europe and the South Pacific, it was won on the assembly lines of America’s factories.
Aluminum will play a growing role in the automotive industry in the years ahead. In fact, aluminum use in vehicles is projected to double by 2025, as automakers continue to roll out a wide variety of lighter weight models.
The recent slew of recalls in the auto industry is disturbing. What happened to all those Sig Sigma and lean manufacturing initiatives that are supposed to error-proof assembly?