July 5, 2011
By: Drew Locher
Single-minute exchange of dies is a lean manufacturing concept that has grown beyond the world of metal forming. It now stands for any lean exercise that attempts to reduce changeover time to single-digit minutes. In implementing such a program, manufacturing managers need to understand the common pitfalls that plague these efforts.
Shear Genius Cells are the recipe for higher productivity at Imperial Commercial Cooking Equipment, Corona, California.
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.
Hands-on information, real-world applications, and down-to-earth practical advice for welders. Subscriptions are free to qualified welding professionals in North America.