September 20, 2021
Off-Shore Manufacturing

How Can Manufacturing Companies Reduce Costs?

As a manufacturer, you likely have to deal with large investments and the high costs of production, which is also referred to as the Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ), that often represent one of the biggest issues in the industry. If that is the case, finding new, smart ways to save money in an effort to increase your profit margin might be your number one priority. How can manufacturing companies reduce costs?
August 17, 2021
Manufacturers Increase Efficiency

How Large-Scale Manufacturers Can Increase Efficiency

It took a while, but large-scale manufacturing in the United States is in the midst of a resurgence. There are still issues with productivity and technology, among others, that hamper companies. A few important tweaks can turn things around. Here is how large-scale manufacturers can increase efficiency.
March 10, 2021
history of innovation

What is the History of Innovation in the U.S.?

Innovation fuels improvement: improved products and features, improved methods, and improved knowledge. Do you know the history of innovation?
June 24, 2020
Heroes legends

What Are Common Misconceptions About Lean?

True, lean is rooted in manufacturing. It's not just for manufacturing any more, though.
May 16, 2019
Offshore Manufacturing Costs

What Are the Hidden Costs of Offshore Manufacturing?

Once you calculate all of your hidden costs associated with your Total Cost of Ownership you may find that low wage labor costs are not the whole story.
March 26, 2018
Three core process flows

What Are the 3 Core Process Flows Within Your Organization?

How does manufacturing flow differ from design flow, and how can you use these core processes to implement continuous process improvement?