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Framing Forms Backbone of Medical Device Manufacturing

April 1, 2014

 As orthopedic and medical device technology evolves, so do the manufacturing processes of industry leaders like Acumed. 


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How To Build Stronger Structures In Less Time, Convey Difficult To Handle Totes and Products, and Stop Using Your Factory Floor as a Warehouse

March 5, 2014

 Creform, the original pipe & joint material handling system helps assemblers be more productive and lower overall material handling costs by offering them a variety of unique products. 


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Honey-Dos and the Assembly Line

Has a hobby or home improvement project ever informed your work on the assembly line?
May 6, 2013

A recent wordworking project has given me a greater appreciation of assembly line challenges. Has a home project ever informed your work in the assembly plant?


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Reborn Company Reshores Harness Manufacturing Jobs

From the 1960s through the 1990s, business was humming at Northwest Regulator Supply in Portland, OR.
March 1, 2013

Unfortunately, like many OEMs, Northwest Regulator Supply was struggling by the start of the 21st century.


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Prescribing a Dose of Lean Logic

Medical device assemblers are slowly adopting lean manufacturing principles.
January 3, 2013

Over the last decade, lean manufacturing has been prescribed as a cure-all in a wide variety of industries.


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Free Webinar to Discuss Best Practices for 5S

October 24, 2012

PORTLAND, OR—Graphic Products Inc. is hosting a webinar, “5S Best Practices” today, Oct. 24, 1 p.m. Eastern time.


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Pride of Place

July 2, 2012
A process re-evaluation and new technical furnishings inspire assemblers at a Southern California cable manufacturer.


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Continuous Improvement Is a Way of Life at Philips Respironics

November 11, 2011
All continuous improvement activities at the 2011 Assembly Plant of the Year are tied to lean tools such as 5S, 5 Why and QEK.
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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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Live from The Assembly Show, the hosts of Manufacturing Revival Radio sit down with Adam Malofsky, Ph.D., president and CEO of Bioformix to discuss his company’s innovative, energy-saving adhesives and polymers, which cure without the need for heat or light. 

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Welding: Principles & Practices

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