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Published: 3/1/2017

Data from a Machine-Monitoring System Can Help Human Resource Management
Advanced Machining used FactoryWiz from Refresh Your Memory Inc. to go from simply buying more equipment when facing production constraints to becoming more efficient with machine monitoring.

Published: 2/1/2017

Who’s Your CTO?
Every manufacturing company needs a leader to promote technological progress.

Published: 12/1/2016

People and Systems
The 2016 election and its outcome offer two lessons manufacturers will recognize.

Published: 9/1/2016

New Titles, New Roles
Stepping up is what makes a good team great.

Published: 7/1/2016

The Attentiveness Gap
American visitors to Japan noticed the focus of manufacturing employees there.

Published: 3/1/2016

TMA’s Training 2.0
A different and newly equipped training program addresses the needs of Illinois-area manufacturers as those needs have changed in recent years. The success of the new program suggests questions for leaders in other regions of the country.

Published: 11/17/2015

Another Look at Training
Two different approaches to training get the majority of attention—general training of potential shop employees (such as that taught in trade programs) and training of existing employees on a shop’s specific equipment and environment.

Published: 4/24/2015

After the Cell Phone Ban
How will you deal with the problem of employees being distracted by devices? This shop implemented a cellphone ban last year. The shop owner says the pain passes, but the benefits last.

Published: 4/17/2015

All-In for Apprentices
The apprenticeship program at Grob Systems offers a free associate’s degree, a paycheck and the possibility to launch a manufacturing career with the company.

Published: 1/14/2015

Play it Safe
Safety procedures often are sidestepped because the employee thinks he or she can get away with it every once in a while. Yet fluky injuries do happen during brief lapses in good judgement.