October 9, 2007
By: Ricardo Pereira
An automotive OEM's 4,000-ton transfer press produces parts with difficult draws, such as pickup door panels, in the 1,600-ton first station. Facing problems finding obsolete parts for repair and also considering crucial performance requirements in that first drawing operation, the automaker had Schuler Inc. upgrade the press with a modular hydraulic bed cushion.
There’s a new team in town. The joining of ESAB and Victor brings together five heavy hitters. Now all the welding and cutting solutions you need are available from one company – ESAB.
The patio furniture reshoring test - by Tim Heston
Businesses are reshoring when it makes sense to do so. This includes items requiring quick-response, such as seasonal items that hinge on less predictable demand factors, like the weather.
Chirch Global Manufacturing tells how they developed the Chirch Global Manufacturing Network, a group of 14 family-owned businesses, all in different competitive markets, that collaborate to compete.
This Podcast is sponsored by EPICOR.
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