Increasing Productivity

How to Get the Most Out of PDF Files

Even if you encounter PDFs on a daily basis, you might not realize just how flexible and versatile this file format can be. To address this and to help you to unlock the true potential of PDFs, here are a few tips and tricks to optimize their use. Convert PDFs to Different Formats for Added Convenience If you feel like the data stored in PDFs is locked up tight and is … [Read more...]

Plastic CNC Machining- Automated Fabrication of Products

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining is a manufacturing process in pre-programmed computer controls that controls the movement of machinery and factory tools. This means that complex machinery like grinders, mills and routers are dictated by computer software with a single set of commands. In CNC machining, the software is programmed according to cuts required and … [Read more...]

A Guide to CNC Turning 

CNC turning is an engineering process of creating an intricate shape by holding bars of solid in a throw and turning them while the cutting tool removes material until the ideal shape is accomplished. The form is accomplished by removing material. This process is also called subtraction machining. The entirety of the work can be finished from one side whether the CNC turning … [Read more...]

Robotic Applications Every Food Packager Should Know About

Packaging is among the most common applications of industrial robots in food manufacturing. This is because in the packaging stage, the nature of the products is uniform so the process of automating the task is simpler. Tasks in the earlier stages, such as the actual food manufacturing process, are more difficult to automate using robots. In this article, we will introduce … [Read more...]

How to Streamline Your Company Fleet In 2020

Streamlining your company fleet is something that you should always have on your mind because no company is at the point where they can’t be more efficient. Thankfully, it’s often the case that a few small changes will make a big impact on your finances. Here are three excellent examples of how you can streamline your fleet in 2020. Each of these can be applied quickly and … [Read more...]

Eight Best APIs for Business Professionals

Successful business professionals use technology to drive their operations forward. In particular, more and more businesses are using Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for a variety of purposes. APIs can create, integrate, or enhance business applications like accounting, file management, email marketing, and digital signatures. Check out the following eight best APIs … [Read more...]

Here Are 5 AP Processes to Automate Now

Accounts payable (AP) processes are all about getting invoices approved and paid, but if you pay attention over time, you will begin to see trends in your AP cycle. When you study your AP cycle you will learn when to expect increased expenses or expect periods with fewer bills. Having this knowledge will help when it comes to financial planning for your business. These days, … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Hiring the Best Contractor for Your Business

Sometimes, it makes sense to hire a contractor for a certain role, rather than a full-time employee. Contractors are individual people or businesses offering a service you only hire for a specific time frame or project, but you may also hear contractors referred to as suppliers (because they supply a service). Hiring a contractor can be more cost-effective than hiring an … [Read more...]

7 Ways HR Management Software Can Benefit Small Business Owners

With more and more business administration tasks transitioning to online functionality, it’s no surprise that HR management has made the leap, too. Just hearing the words “online functionality,” however, makes many small business owners cringe. Common concerns are it’s too complicated, their business is too small or, simply, there are more important things to do. These are … [Read more...]

6 Ways Virtual Offices Reduce the Coronavirus’s Impact on Businesses

During these difficult times, business owners often find themselves wondering how long this period of uncertainty is going to last, and how this will be affecting their business operations. The government is suggesting that individuals work remotely from home in order to reduce social contact and limit exposure to the virus. However, working from home can limit one's … [Read more...]