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Numbers: Do You Have a Quantification Addiction?

We love numbers. We're quite obsessed with them. Everything we do in business has to be measured and tracked in a nice, neat metric,...
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Diversification – Becoming A Master of All Trades

“You must be diversified enough to survive bad times, so that skill and good process can have the chance to pay off in the...
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Reducing Environmental Friction with High-Performance Coatings

Specialized physical vapor deposition (PVD) coatings are widely recognized for the critical role they perform in enhancing operational performance and extending the life of...
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Forging Opportunity in the New Year

In the forging industry, the recent economic slump, disruption of the international supply chain and consolidation among forge operations has created a potential opportunity...
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Custom Industrial Products, Inc.

It all began with a sketch on a cocktail napkin. Henry Powers and Darlene Taylor, who owned a small construction equipment company in Melbourne,...
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The Art of Mobilization:

Rapid deployment of mobile production and processing equipment in modular trailers or containers can be customized and outsourced from concept to turnkey asset.Industrial manufacturers...
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Why Positioning Is More Important Than Ever

There was a great book published back in 2001 called "Positioning" by Al Ries and Jack Trout. It emphasized the importance and impact of...
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Sky Hook Lifting Devices

It’s been more than half a century since Edwin “Chris” Christensen recognized the need for a safe lifting device for the machining industry and...
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Manufacturers Need Section 179 More Than Ever in 2020

We’re in the home stretch of 2020, and for most manufacturing companies, this year was a real challenge. But in a year of unpredictability,...
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Reducing the Risk of Cybercrimes

A cyber breach can damage every aspect of a business from its operations to its reputation, which is why companies strive to keep these...

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