This week, I use a hypothetical scenario in which a maker of wood-based products sells sticks to be used as tongue depressors, popsicle sticks and craft sticks to demonstrate targeted product writing. Blog Post: 1/23/2018
Karen Cornelissen Managing Editor, Gardner Business Media Hello, moldmakers. Before I get into the business of that eye-catching
All Komet Service Partners are working toward ISO 9001:2015 certification. Countyline Tool is the eighth company in the group of partners to achieve the certification. Peoria, Illinois-based Komet Service Partner, Countyline Tool, and Komet of America announce that Countyline Tool has attained ISO 9001:2015 certification. All Komet Service Partners
FANUC America is demonstrating an interactive education cart cell that features its CR-4iA collaborative robot at Automobili-D during preview week at the 2018 NAIAS. FANUC’s education cart cell features the CR-4iA collaborative robot equipped with iRVision to pick a product from a bin and present it to visitors. The visitor may stop the robot
Ingersoll Cutting Tools will host the Gold Productivity Seminar February 12–13, 2018, at its facilities in Rockford, Illinois. The company will provide lodging and meals to registrants. Ingersoll says that the event will provide a comprehensive, product-based cutting tool seminar in a relaxing environment, covering topics like milling,
Shop Floor Automations (SFA) announces its 20th year in business. As of March 2018, the manufacturing company has been open for two decades in San Diego, California. The company has upgraded its website and has changed its logo to celebrate the milestone.
SFA specializes in assisting manufacturers to increase productivity. The company says that it
Know of a worthy, plastics-industry-related educational program that could use some funding? The SPE Mold Technologies Division is calling for grant applications now through January 30! There are more and more vocational technical programs that are dedicated to plastics industry-related careers springing up across North America. It’s
It’s never a bad time to revisit features that remind us of the importance of safety in a shop environment. I’m posting the first MMT Throwback Thursday of 2018. As I considered what issue and feature article to bring you today, it occurred to me that one year ago, in our January 2017 issue, Ryan Pohl, founder of Praeco Skills LLC,
Responses will provide insight on policy changes to motivate reshoring, and findings will be shared with respondents as well as U.S. government officials. News Post: 1/3/2018
Edited by Julia Hider
Assistant Editor, Modern Machine Shop Plante Moran and the Reshoring Initiative are soliciting the participation of businesses in a U.S. manufacturing
Manufacturing everywhere is undergoing considerable change. This change can represent a threat to what has worked in the past, or it can represent an opportunity to grow in new markets and for companies to try different things. Gardner Intelligence recognizes the challenges that industry, regulatory and technological change can bring to any shop.
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