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Engaged Employees Drive Productivity

on November 28, 2016 | posted by

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Engaged Employees Drive Productivity

Manufacturers are only as good as their least engaged employees.


Equipment problems are ignored by unskilled workers who don’t have the training to fix them.
Defective products are shipped by disaffected associates who have no incentive to catch errors.
Dissatisfied […]

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Tap the Power of Real-Time Production Information

on September 29, 2016 | posted by

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Tap the Power of Real-Time Production Information


The majority of manufacturing executives are keenly aware of the power of the Internet of Things (IoT).  IoT has the potential to improve a plants performance. Most manufacturers (85%) reveal that they are planning to deploy […]

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How To Make More Money Now

on August 29, 2016 | posted by

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It’s easy to get preoccupied in manufacturing these days with so many technologies emerging at the same time — the Internet of Things, cloud computing, additive manufacturing, robotics, etc. Can these new technologies transform your company?  Maybe— but only if […]

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Shhhh! The Secret to Increasing Market Share

on April 27, 2016 | posted by

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Written by: Tamara Wamsley

In today’s competitive manufacturing environment, it is important to define a strategy to increase your market share.  The secret is to include key ingredients in your market share growth strategy recipe.

Secret Sauce for […]

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3 Ways to Ensure Quality Products

on March 31, 2016 | posted by

within Continuous Improvement, Supply Chain Development

Written by: Christopher Marcum

Like all manufacturers, you face a common battle in the quest to succeed—the battle to ensure that what you produce, both to and through delivery, is of the highest possible quality. This means confirming not only the […]

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