As Automatic Budget Cuts Loom, The Pilot Light for Our Future is Flickering
Feb 20 2013 - 3:47pm
The March 1st deadline for indiscriminate budget cuts required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 is bearing down on us quickly.  You have probably heard of this referred to as sequestration.   It’s a...

Kimberly-Clark Partners with to Streamline their e-Sourcing
Feb 7 2013 - 12:24pm
Kimberly-Clark desired to have a software platform to enable them to connect with their supply chain more efficiently. They leveraged's cloud-based e-sourcing and supplier management tool,...

5 Tips for Efficient Injection Molding
Feb 6 2013 - 2:22pm
Creating custom designed parts can be tricky. Add in molten plastic and life really can become difficult.  In talking to engineers and sourcing professionals, we often hear that working with...

Ways to Grow Your CNC Machining Business
Jan 22 2013 - 9:38am
Starting up or growing a machine shop can be extremely challenging and involves making numerous crucial decisions regarding financing, location, choosing the right machines, targeting specific market...

Manufacturing Factory in the Clouds
Jan 9 2013 - 9:41am
Fewer and fewer product companies or brand owners operate actual production facilities themselves. Product companies are beginning to focus on what they do best: design, innovation, marketing and...

New Ways to Fill Your Manufacturing Capacity
Dec 27 2012 - 12:41pm
In today’s economic climate, you must continuously search for different ways to find new customers. This needs to be done while also providing your existing customers with a high level of service....

Best Practices for Selecting a Manufacturer
Dec 17 2012 - 11:03am
In the context of globalization and empowering sourcing with technology, it’s easier and easier to discover suppliers that were previously out of reach. However, the risks associated with venturing...

Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson
Oct 2 2012 - 8:27pm
Wired magazine editor and best selling author Chris Anderson's new book Makers: The New Industrial Revolution is an excellent and easy read detailing the transformation that is happening in...

How to Get the Most Accurate Quotes from Machine Shops
Aug 16 2012 - 7:00pm
When sourcing a part to be produced in accordance with a drawing (machined, molded, cast, fabricated, etc.)  there are a few tips that will result in a win-win.   When there is ambiguity, it means... Awarded DoD Contract
Aug 2 2012 - 10:26am is excited to announce our new partnership with the Department of Defense.  Manufacturers now have one source to find both government and commercial opportunities in the same easy-to-use...