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Machine Shop Grows Using Tenacity, Innovation and MFG.com
May 4 2010 - 10:52am
This month's issue of Modern Machine Shop features an article titled "Startup Takes 21st Century Approach To Business." It features Maryland Machine and its founder, Brent Long. Brent Long of...

Is Your QA Program Your Cell Phone?
May 3 2010 - 4:15am
Mike Galinac (left) on the shop floor at GTI I visited GTI Precision this past Friday - what an amazing shop. The owner, Mike Galinac, is committed to quality and it shows. At GTI, eveything is...

Has Outsourcing Backfired?
Apr 28 2010 - 2:48pm
This afternoon, MFG.com CEO Mitch Free appeared on Fox Business News discussing backshoring, outsourcing and the costs and decisions associated with determining the right strategies. Mitch's response...

Using Windows 2000, Vista, XP SP2? You'd Better Get Busy Right Now!
Apr 26 2010 - 11:03am
In July 13, 2010, Microsoft will officially end product and security support for Windows 2000, Windows Vista and Windows XP operating systems. There are several articles available online covering...

Sourcing with MFG.com
Apr 23 2010 - 1:38pm
This past week, MFG.com's Bill Ryan - Grand Chancellor of our U.S. Buyside team - presented a Webinar that explained how to post projects, RFQs, parts and jobs on the MFG.com marketplace. If the...

US Machine Shop Profiled on CNN
Apr 20 2010 - 9:28am
Not only is this a great video of a fine US manufacturer doing it right, it's fantastic that the mainstream media is picking up on the importance of machine shops and plants like Adex. About time, we...

Are Manufacturers Being Commoditized?
Apr 19 2010 - 2:02pm
There is often an overlooked byproduct of change, as markets shift and new technologies are developed - that which was once specialized is now commoditized. Take printing, for example. 20 years ago,...

Harry Moser TV Interview - Reshoring/Backshoring
Apr 14 2010 - 9:08am
Harry Moser was just interviewed on a local Chicago TV station regarding the reshoring (backshoring/onshoring/inshoring) trend and he gives some solid descriptions of what has to happen to make the...

Textile Company Shows Manufacturers How To Beat Offshoring
Apr 13 2010 - 9:54am
An article titled "Bettin On Sunnier Days At Matouk & Co." by Mark Patinkin ran in The Providence Journal the other day (Hat tip: Bill Waddell). It provides clear lessons about how US...

MTConnect - Connecting the Manufacturing World
Apr 12 2010 - 3:32pm
MTConnect is the open-source set of standards that aims to create a common platform upon which controls, devices and software interconnect and communicate with each other. Think of the...

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