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The Definitive Guide To Waste Reduction For Manufacturers
Mar 16 2015 - 2:54pm
In lean manufacturing, waste is often broken down into seven areas, often called the “Seven Deadly Wastes”. They are: Overproduction — Manufacturing a product before it is needed, for customers...

[Survey] Win $250 + Help U.S. Based Manufacturers Grow Sustainably
Mar 13 2015 - 11:02am
Participate in the 2015 MFG.com & NJIT Manufacturing Survey Who? MFG.com and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) have partnered up to conduct a manufacturing survey. What’s the...

Importance of On-Time Shipments in Manufacturing
Feb 25 2015 - 3:47pm
Many companies in the manufacturing industry use the “just in time” method for ordering and receiving products. As a manufacturer, getting your products to your clients on time is critical. While no...

Top Things To Look For In An Industrial-Electronics Manufacturer
Feb 25 2015 - 3:35pm
Keeping a manufacturing business operating at full capacity depends on many factors, and equipment must be repaired and maintained to avoid production delays and ensure safety. When it comes to...

Manufacturing continues expansion into 20th straight month, registers are 53.5%
Feb 24 2015 - 11:22am
According to the January 2015 Manufacturing ISM Report on Business, economic activity in the United States' manufacturing sector expanded for the 20th straight month in January of 2015. The overall...

An Engineer’s Guide to Protecting Intellectual Property in the Digital Age
Feb 12 2015 - 11:08am
There’s no patent on the World Wide Web, and for that we can thank Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Had he filed a patent application we might all be paying to use his invention. Instead, he gave it away. Less...

Manufacturing sector continues expansion for 19th straight month
Jan 20 2015 - 3:29pm
According to information released via the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business, manufacturing sector economic activity expanded in December 2014 for the 19th month in a row. The overall...

The Changing Face of American Manufacturing
Jan 16 2015 - 10:03am
Management innovation is just as important as new technology Reposted from UPS® Upside blog:  Thomas Edison once said: “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and...

Top 7 Things to Look for When Choosing a CNC Machining Supplier
Jan 5 2015 - 4:16pm
In my experience as the owner of a Precision Machining Business, I have found that there are several criteria when choosing a vendor for my own work. When checking with vendors to see if they are...

Running a Precision Machine Shop with 14 Employees
Dec 11 2014 - 11:10am
Running a precision machine shop with 14 employees is not always an easy thing to do, especially when the market is changing. There are many thing that we at Baklund R&D do to stay on top of our...

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