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Top 8 Lean Manufacturing Tools [Part 1]
Aug 5 2015 - 5:43pm
Adding value. That’s what manufacturing is all about. When we manufacture a product, we’re adding value to the lives of each of our customers. From captive screws to capacitors, television screens to...

Get Lean with Manufacturing Design
Jul 31 2015 - 10:05am
In a world gaining greater focus on renewability, recyclability, and conservation, it’s no surprise that “Lean” is again a buzzword. Between 1948 and 1979, Japanese engineers Taiichi Ohno and Eiji...

The Multiplying Effect of Manufacturing
Jul 23 2015 - 8:49am
"We are looking for businesses and universities that are willing to partner together to help their region, help turn their region into global centers of high-tech jobs. Because we want the next...

An Engineer's Guide to Low Volume Injection Molding: Part 2
Jul 14 2015 - 9:28am
“Making an LVIM is a fascinating process in which you create something to create something else. One of the major challenges in the process is that you must create a mold or tool that can be used as...

June ISM Report Shows Continued Growth
Jul 10 2015 - 5:01pm
For the 30th consecutive month, economic activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector continued to expand in the period ending in June of 2015. During the same period, the overall U.S. economy grew for...

An Engineer's Guide to Low Volume Injection Molding
Jun 23 2015 - 5:07pm
“In the current world of product development, the use of LVIM is a critical strategy to expedite development and to verify if [that development] will perform as anticipated. By leveraging the...

Increases continue for 29th straight month in new ISM report
Jun 19 2015 - 9:50am
Economic activity associated with the manufacturing sector in the United States saw an expansion for the 29th straight month in May 2015, according to the Manufacturing ISM Report on Business that...

Winner of Amazon Gift Card [Announcement]
Jun 17 2015 - 6:41pm
MFG.com is excited to announce the winner of the $250 amazon gift card from our recent marketplace survey. So, without further ado, the winner is: Kristopher from KNG Iron  Congratulations,...

Low energy costs help continue manufacturing’s expansion
May 11 2015 - 5:05pm
According to the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business, economic activity in the manufacturing industry expanded for the 28th consecutive month in the period ending in April 2015. The overall...

Oil prices taking effect as manufacturing sector continues expansion
May 4 2015 - 11:26am
According to the most recently published Manufacturing ISM Report on Business, manufacturing sector economic activity expanded for the 27th consecutive month during March of 2015. The overall economy...

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