Huron Township LDFA: Sharing Manufacturing News

Industry Week recently announced its sixth ManufacturingHall of Fame class. Each year they highlight manufacturing leaders who have made a difference in the industry. 
The products their companies create represent a broad array of American manufacturing including: Automobiles. Automotive repair tools. Metal-cutting tools. Chemicals. Computers. 3-D printing.
This year they fell into two categories of four CEOs and two inventors.

Carlos Cardoso, CEO, whose life story epitomizes the American Dream and whose career has been driven by his fervent advocacy of the U.S. manufacturing industry.
Carl Deckard, inventor, whose invention of selective laser sintering cements his status as one of the founding fathers of 3-D printing.
Carlos Ghosn, CEO, the French-Lebanese-Brazilian CEO whose resurrection of Renault earned him the colorful alias “Le Cost Killer.”
Andrew Liveris, CEO, who transformed Dow Chemical by changing its focus from commoditization-susceptible chemicals to high-growth specialty products.
Nick Pinchuk,CEO,  the charismatic leader of Snap-on, who deems manufacturing so central to our country’s DNA that he refers to it as our “national calling.”
Steve Wozniak, Inventor,  deemed, “The Wizard of Woz,” who single-handedly designed the Apple I and Apple II computers.
For more information on these Manufacturing Hall of famers check the web site http://www.industryweek.com/resources/iw-manufacturing-hall-fame

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