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Part 2 in a 3 part series documenting the WireCrafters Lean Journey & how it has transformed our business.
Last week we introduced 3 of the key elements of Lean manufacturing (Kanban, Kaizen & JIT), and this week we wanted to highlight 4 Lean principles and how we apply them in our facility.
Nine years ago, Richard Horn came to WireCrafters from Akebono Brake, which is an independent comprehensive brake manufacturer based out of Tokyo, Japan. Rich was brought in to streamline our processes and to increase warehouse efficiencies. One of his biggest contributions has been implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles …
One of the best things about working at WireCrafters is they become family. Over the years we have pulled pranks, teased each other, and “harassed each other” just like a family does. Since I was so young when I started here, I feel like I was raised here and I know some of these people better than some of my own family. I have made friendships that I know will stay with me until the day I die.
We start Monday’s right- with “Monday’s with Milt.” What is #MondaysWithMilt? It is our YouTube series featuring Milt Tandy, VP of Sales & Marketing at WireCrafters. Every week, Milt leads viewers on an educational and entertaining journey through the life of WireCrafters technology and many other surprises too! You can join Milt every Monday by watching on our YouTube channel, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
You hear about robotics everywhere, from using drones to deliver packages to robots manufacturing car parts. Robotics is a growing industry and it’s not going to slow down anytime soon.
Twenty-one research reports forecast double-digit growth for robotics! Furthermore, there’s a growing number of industries that have been embracing robotics, such as healthcare, agriculture, automotive, military, and manufacturing. With this increasing number of industries employing robots, more engineers and software professionals are needed to engage in the challenging work of designing robotic devices that perform the necessary repetitive, unpleasant, or dangerous tasks, such as assembling …