August 29, 2014
By: Bill Ritchie
The traditional cost-based approach to manufacturing promotes using your resources—people and machines—to the fullest extent, but this can wreak havoc in high-product-mix manufacturing, especially in contract operations with varying and unpredictable levels of demand. This is where the value of spare capacity comes into play.
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Voices that matter, in Iowa and the metal fabrication shop floor - by Tim Heston
Having your voice matter may be at the core of good culture. This may apply as much to Iowa voters as it does to people on the fab shop floor.
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