Fastening onto a Solution Few organizations recognize the potential role fastener selection can play in helping achieve lean manufacturing and automation goals. The optimum fastener can make an assembly operation much faster and raise quality. Full Story
Lean Thinking Drives Assembly Innovation
When a large Midwestern building manufacturer had a strong need to improve the way their product was assembled their thoughts immediately turned to the unfortunate potential for increased cost in solving their problem. Find out how Tinnerman helped create a cost effective fastening solution. Read More
Chrysler Belvidere: Automation Acceleration
When the automaker created a new manufacturing environment in Belvidere, Ill., lean manufacturing and lean materials handling both played a part. Full Story How Two Leading Companies Made Lean a Strategic Weapon
UPCO and Menlo Logistics each implemented lean principles in operations with outstanding results.Full Story Lean and Mean Manufacturing
Lean manufacturing encompasses many paths to improvement but always keeps a focus on the customer. Full Story
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Fifty-six-year-old Pasquale Russo has been doing metalwork for more than 30 years in a tiny southern Italy village. Many craftsmen like him brought with them fabrication skills when they came from the Old World to America.
Linear guides are one of the most important components required for the design of automated or computer-controlled equipment. Aluminum profile extrusions, used for these guides, can enable designed-in functional features.
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