MetalForming Xtra Feature
January 8, 2014
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|Best Manufacturing Blog Posts of 2013
Innovation execution, inventory tracking with GPS, improving warehousing efficiency, and motivating teams—these topics and others are addressed in The Top 10 Most Read Blog Posts of 2013. So notes Manufacturing Transformation blogger Gordon Benzie in his post-New Year’s Day blog on www.apriso.com.
Other topics discussed in Benzie’s Top 10 posts: 5 Ways to Measure Operational Excellence, and How to Improve Production Throughput Capacity.
|Stamtec presses for 2014
It is that time of year again, when wish lists are made, and budgets are planned. Stamtec has a complete line of presses from 25 tons to 660 tons, many of which are currently in stock for quick delivery. Even for larger presses, up to 3,000 tons, Stamtec is well-positioned to help you with some of the shortest lead times in the industry. So, contact us today to start planning for 2014.
Returns for 4th Year
Hosted by three major trade associations – AMT, NTMA and PMA – The MFG Meeting brings together the complete chain of manufacturing to discuss the current and future state of the industry. With a dual focus on finding solutions to business challenges and networking with peers, The MFG Meeting helps industry leaders plan for the future and make connections today.
|ERP is Critical
to Your Business
April 8 – 9, Rosemont, IL
Learn the latest developments in ERP software. Witness software demonstrations from leading suppliers; benefit from case-study presentations describing successful software-implementation projects and hear presentations from experts on ERP-software implementation strategies, vendor selection, training and other critical topics.
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| > Garnet-Selection Advice for Optimum Waterjet-Cutting Performance
Waterjet-cutting-machine manufacturer WardJet Inc. offers this white paper on abrasive garnet selection. Discussed are garnet types (alluvial and rock); abrasive mesh sizes and how to specify the right mesh for the job; pricing of abrasive products; and what to look for in a garnet, including a discussion of why double-sifted abrasives are a good choice.
> New Automotive-Manufacturing Technology Bursting at the Seams
In This Issue:
> "We Put a Press Where We Had
No Business Doing So"
So says Paul Gray, manager, stamping at LuK USA, who explains why he located a new high-speed mechanical press in an area that others questioned, and how he addressed their concerns
> Staying Atop the Laser-Cutting Landscape
This specialist in high-performance automotive-exhaust fabrication expands into contract manufacturing, beginning with investing in laser-cutting technology. A new 6-kW machine equipped for tube cutting helps the firm stay one step ahead of the competition
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