Jeff Sipes

Back2Basics LLC
9250 Eagle Meadow Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46234

Phone: (317) 439-7960

Demand variation: Challenge or opportunity in custom metal fabrication

April 4, 2016


For custom fabricators, demand variation is a fact of life, but this doesn’t mean that a shop can’t mitigate its effect. Lean consultant Jeff Sipes describes several options that can help make life easier, even for shops that deal with extreme shifts in demand.

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Blast the silos to unlock potential -

Blast the silos to unlock potential

September 5, 2013


In a company with silos, departmental functions rarely interact, and workers within those departments are focused solely on their core assignments. These silos perpetuate inward thinking, turf protection, and subpar results for customers. To improve, an organization needs to tear down these structures.

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