Manufacturing

What Does it Mean to be Lean?

There are many factors that go into running a successful business. Once an entrepreneur reaches a certain level of achievement they are motivated to expand. There are several variables that play into taking a startup company to the next level. It is an exciting time for an organization, but it is also a risky period as well. Company leaders must consider each possible scenario … [Read more...]

Is Manufacturing Dead in the United States? Not According to This Ceramic Hybrid Bearing Manufacturer

If you watch the news or listen to political candidates talk, you could probably make the assumption that manufacturing in the United States was all but dead. While it’s true that manufacturing has not seen the growth that other countries like China or India have seen, manufacturing is still alive and well in the United States. According to this article published in July … [Read more...]

5 Things That Keep Most Manufacturers Up at Night

Even in the modern digital age, in which virtually every product or service seems to exist in a virtual state, the backbone of society still rests on manufacturing. Without manufacturing, we have no cars, no computers, no washers or dryers, and no machinery to build the countless other machines we depend on for modern life. With so much dependent on manufacturing, you’d … [Read more...]

Equipment Modernization: When and Why You Should Modernize

Equipment, like everything else begins to deteriorate over a period. As it nears its expiration date, its systems change, and it can no longer be reliable and safe for the workers using it. You can either choose to sell used machinery, buy new equipment, or consider modernization of your equipment by replacing the outdated/damaged parts with  current modern technology-driven … [Read more...]

Benefits of Training Your Employees to Operate Large Manufacturing Equipment

Working in a manufacturing company is a dream for many people out there who are seeking for job opportunities so that they can earn income to pay their bills and meet other life goals. However, working in these types of organizations is not an easy task, as there is a possibility of one being injured by the large and heavy machinery used in the manufacturing process. Some of … [Read more...]

How to Optimize Safety in a Manufacturing Facility

Each manufacturing facility is an environment in which any kind of interruption of the production process due to a safety problem can result in failing to achieve production targets or, even worse, serious or fatal accidents. That’s why each company should have very clear set of safety rules and procedures that are strictly enforced. However, accidents and problems still … [Read more...]