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Bart Taylor

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CompanyWeek Q&A: CA’s Aerospace Primes host Aerospace Day

By Bart Taylor | Jul 26, 2022

Aerospace & Electronics California

In Sacramento, California’s aerospace manufacturing giants are reminding Capitol denizens of just how important the industry is.

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Manufacturing sentiment, part II: Supply chain scramble

By Bart Taylor | Jul 25, 2022

Arizona Colorado Texas Utah

Manufacturers are taking risks and adapting on the fly in response to unprecedented chaos in supply chains. Read why many are still optimistic.

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CompanyWeek Q&A: Glenn Plagens, CEO of Manufacturer's Edge

By Bart Taylor | Jul 25, 2022

Colorado

CompanyWeek caught up with Glenn Plagens, the new CEO of Manufacturer's Edge, to discuss changes afoot at Colorado's MEP.

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Manufacturing sentiment: Workforce and supply chains vex manufacturers even as prospects for growth surge

By Bart Taylor | Jul 11, 2022

Arizona California Colorado Texas Utah

Workforce has long been the top challenge cited by manufacturers in CompanyWeek profiles -- until recently.

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CompanyWeek Q&A: CMTC's Jim Watson on growth strategies for middle-market manufacturers

By Bart Taylor | Jul 06, 2022

California

Despite a gloomy macro-economic narrative, U.S. manufacturing remains in expansion mode. Here's how CA companies can stay on a growth trajectory.

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CompanyWeek Q&A: CMTC's Jim Watson assesses the current state of California manufacturing

By Bart Taylor | Apr 10, 2022

California

We circled back with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting's CEO Jim Watson to get his take on the next steps necessary to strengthen California manufacturing

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CompanyWeek Q&A: CMTC's Jim Watson on California's Current Manufacturing Supply Chain

By Bart Taylor | Jan 22, 2022

California

We asked CMTC President & CEO Jim Watson to help make sense of California's current manufacturing supply chain.

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Q&A: Tim Reeser, CEO, Lightning eMotors

By Bart Taylor | Nov 29, 2021

Aerospace & Electronics Energy Supply Chain Colorado

Reeser's high-flying EV systems manufacturer is navigating a transitional supply chain and creating opportunities for innovative partners to come along for the ride.

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CompanyWeek Q&A: CMTC's Jim Watson on the Post-Pandemic Recovery

By Bart Taylor | Sep 28, 2021

As COVID-19 transmission picks up once again across the nation, manufacturers continue to face an uncertain future. CompanyWeek discussed this ongoing pandemic world with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC) President and CEO Jim Watson.

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CompanyWeek Q&A: As manufacturers gather for NOCOM, a "new normal" remains elusive

By Bart Taylor | Aug 29, 2021

Even as uncertain business conditions continue to buffet manufacturers, reconnecting with the community in-person promises a much-needed opportunity -- and respite.