August 8, 2007
By: Ed Romaine
Using conventional rack and shelving systems to store and retrieve dies is inefficient and can cause damage to dies. Five critical areas of concern are space utilization, worker productivity, potential for die damage, ergonomics and cost justification. Shops can reach new lean levels by improvements in these areas.
Skills aren’t everything - by Vicki Bell
Have you ever known a highly intelligent, skilled individual who created nothing but ill will and disorder in the workplace? How did your employer handle this situation? “Welding Wire” readers recently weighed in on this topic after reading the blog post “Voting workers off the island.”
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