Training & Personnel

Training is one of the most difficult and important activities in any machining facility. In some parts of the country, as the number of skilled machinists dwindles, shops are increasingly facing the challenge of developed skilled employees themselves by training these employees internally.
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Top Shops Benchmarking: Providing Direction, Gaging Performance

Top Shops benchmarking data helps guide shops’ improvement efforts and enables them to gage where they rank among industry-leading machining businesses.
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Lean Manufacturing Begins With Layout, Commitment

Sustainably streamlining production of a varied mix of low-volume work depends not only on a strategy tailored for job shops, but also on human drive and enthusiasm.

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Teaming Up in the Swiss Shop

This company capitalizes on employee empowerment and creativity to strengthen the work environment, improve production numbers and exceed customer expectations.




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