DAYTON, OH—Vistek Medical, a contract manufacturer of medical implants and components, will relocate its manufacturing operation to a larger facility here. The expansion will include new five-axis milling machines, electrical discharge machining centers, and expanded finishing and packaging capabilities.
Product designers and artists share a similar trait: They love to create things. How appropriate then, that product designers at Chicago-based Morphix Inc. are dedicated to making high-quality specialty tools for tattoo artists worldwide.
Microsecond fiber lasers have been used successfully to cut hypotubes and stents for many years. While these lasers are precise and fast, they have a downside. Parts cut with them require several post-processing operations, which add cost and can damage delicate parts.
SALT LAKE CITY—Researchers at the University of Utah have developed a new technology for sintering titanium powder that produces titanium parts with wrought-like microstructure and mechanical properties.
Take the leap beyond 5S, Value Stream Mapping and SMED to where the real process improvements take place: Lean Process Design. This workshop is led by the authors of The Complete Guide to Mixed Model Line Design, experts in mixed-model line design from Leonardo Group Americas. It is hosted by Toyota Material Handling at their North American fork truck plant in Columbus, Indiana.
As the North American manufacturing landscape continues to evolve, companies are constantly facing pressures to keep up with growing competition. Agility is crucial as manufacturers manage complex issues like controlling escalating costs and managing a dynamic workforce; all while dealing with pressures to implement a better, more efficient way of manufacturing. Senior leaders are, now more than ever, seeking answers to their daily challenges before they erode profitability.