Jeff Shelton


Addison Machine Engineering Inc.
1301 Industrial St.
Reedsburg, WI 53959


Phone: 608-524-6454
www.ameinc.com
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Buy it by the pound, sell it by the foot

April 15, 2008

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If you're a tube or pipe producer, you're probably under constant pressure to cut costs. And you probably know that you can reduce your raw material costs by reducing the coil width, within reason, and the change will have little noticeable impact on the final product's quality. However, this doesn't give you license to make wholesale significant width reductions. In fact, you'd probably be better off developing a comprehensive process optimization program and striving for higher efficiency instead of merely cutting costs.

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