KEVIN SCHWALLER | News Editor | @kevschwa STEPHANIE RODRIGUEZ | News Editor | @StephanieRoddd Before he became the Chairman and CEO of Braidy Industries Inc. and this year’s honorary doctoral degree recipient, Craig Bouchard ’77, M.S. ’79 walked the halls of Illinois State University as a Redbird. Bouchard came to ISU on a baseball scholarship […]
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Go to full article The Electric Vehicle Outlook is BloombergNEF’s annual long-term forecast of how electrification, shared mobility and autonomous driving will impact road transport from now out to 2040. It covers light duty passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, buses, and two/three-wheeled vehicles. The report draws on our team of specialists around the world and looks […]
Go to full article With plans for COVID-19 recovery funds to support a green transition inside and outside of Europe’s automotive industry, Autovista Group daily brief journalist Tom Geggus explores where the money would best be invested. Last week, the European Commission revealed its €750 billion recovery plan to help pull EU economies out of […]
By Dale Buss The ongoing construction of a $1.6-billion aluminum-rolling mill in Ashland, Kentucky, ticketed with the economic hopes and dreams of an entire region, is about as big and bold as an entrepreneur can go. But there are lessons for other business leaders in how Craig Bouchard, CEO of Braidy Industries, has approached his […]
Moira Vetter, Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Craig Bouchard, Chairman and CEO of Braidy Industries, is on a mission to make the lightest, strongest and most eco-friendly aluminum alloys in the world—at half the cost of competitors. Bouchard saw the signs of a market swell several years ago when the auto […]
By MARK MAYNARD, Kentucky Today ASHLAND, Ky. (KT) – House Democratic Floor Leader Rocky Adkins said even when northeastern Kentucky was experiencing frustrating economic years, lawmakers on both the state and local levels never stopped laying groundwork for the future. EastPark Industrial Park was built near Interstate 64 along with a $50 million community technical […]
Braidy Industries $1.3 billion Aluminum plant will Bring 600+ Jobs to Region Portsmouth Metro Magazine, by Carrie Stambaugh The excitement in the room was palpable during the cocktail hour of the Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Annual Dinner held at Shawnee State University July 25. Craig T. Bouchard, Chairman and CEO of newly formed Braidy […]
Originally posted September 22, 2013 Craig Bouchard didn’t set out to write “a wonderfully endorsing” book about Caterpillar Inc. The co-author (with James Koch) of “The Caterpillar Way,” to be released next month, said the initial challenge was to chronicle the best managed company in the United States. “We devised a checklist of characteristics and […]
American Metal Market Originally published August, 2013 Play Hard, Fight Hard, Win The competitiveness comes naturally. Bouchard was raised in a household which embraced and thrived on a ‘winner-take-all’ attitude and where the former Inland Steel put food on the table. No matter the weapon of choice—the nearest pillow, a blazing fastball, a crushing backhand […]
Chicago Booth Magazine (U of C) Originally published October, 2015 The entrepreneur reflects on tossing out an entire board of directors, the joy of making hard-working employees into millionaires, and the importance of bedtime stories for kids.