Posts Tagged‘manufacturing’

3 must-haves for a successful manufacturing business

Making physical products can be expensive and complicated. However, it has been proven that if done correctly, manufacturing is a very profitable business to be in. With technology improving at a rapid rate and the distribution of those physical products taking a massive leap in a new direction with the growth of companies like Amazon, getting a manufacturing strategy right can seem like hitting a moving target. While this is, broadly speaking, correct there are certain factors that will aid your success no matter what is on the horizon. Get the right location With physical products, it’s all about where…

My Dream Machine Shop

You have got to be kidding me! My own dream machine shop! What would I want in the dream machine shop? First, let’s start from the floor. It would be concrete of course with a light broomed finish for traction. Non-slip is always good. The floor would slope to the middle of the room for good drainage. Each lathe would have a drainage trough so that any coolant or oil could drain away from the machines. After that, I think the building would have insulated walls and ceiling to keep out as much heat and cold. A really good idea…

Benefits of a Career in Lean Manufacturing

Working in lean manufacturing is a stark departure from other types of professions which require less of you. In any kind of manufacturing, it’s going to be demanding, but in lean manufacturing that’s been emphasized with the pursuit of principles like reducing waste, stopping the unnecessary movement within the manufacturing plant and producing goods based on incoming orders through a just-in-time production model. In this article, we cover the benefits for a career in lean manufacturing. Be an Efficiency Genius If you’re someone who is fastidious and has strong attention to detail in their work, then you’ll enjoy working in…