It’s a Matter of Time:  Tips for Efficiency in Machining Operations

    Posted by Todd Stukenberg

    Feb 22, 2019 4:02:00 PM

    Machining is a complex business.  While some operations have sharply focused specialties, most apply their expertise and technology in a wide range of applications and types of jobs.  As such, being efficient with varied jobs can be a challenge, but is paramount to ensure competitiveness.  Here are some concepts that can be applied across even the most disparate of work:

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    Topics: lean culture, cnc machining, time management, machine shop, Cobots, automation

    Commit to Under-committing in 2016

    Posted by Craig Zoberis

    Jan 8, 2016 10:29:53 AM

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    Everyone gets 168 hours in a week. No more, no less. For manufacturing leaders striving for success in a highly competitive industry, there’s never a lack of people requesting your time, from taking on a new project to networking with colleagues to answering emails and sitting in on meetings. Manufacturing executives lose thousands of hours each year focusing on tasks that don’t add value to their lives or to their companies, and in 2015, I was one of them. As we enter 2016, my focus is on underscheduling my calendar and focusing on the things that are wise investments of my time.

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    Topics: time management

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