Training & Personnel
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A Lesson Often Missed
If math and science are presented in ways that make sense, the challenges can be exciting instead of tedious. Problem solving becomes fun instead of an exercise of memorization.
Is “Why Bother?” the Most Urgent Question of Our Time?
This is a question that should bother us a great deal, because how individuals answer it affects the rest of society.
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.
Who’s Your CTO?
Every manufacturing company needs a leader to promote technological progress.
People and Systems
The 2016 election and its outcome offer two lessons manufacturers will recognize.
New Titles, New Roles
Stepping up is what makes a good team great.
The Attentiveness Gap
American visitors to Japan noticed the focus of manufacturing employees there.
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.
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.
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.