Quality Plant Management
August 4, 2014
by Kip Hanson
Shop is the go-to place for weird and difficult work
June 8, 2014
by Bill Reilly
How many times have you spent hours struggling with vices, blocks, clamps, and even glue, in an attempt to create some sort of rudimentary CMM fixture to hold the part you need to inspect? If you just rolled your eyes, then read on.
April 23, 2014
by Tim Wilson
Competitive pressures in the automotive sector
October 31, 2013
By Kip Hanson
Ever since that big investment firm acquired us last year, Spacely's Space Sprockets has been struggling. I can't blame the investors. They provided an infusion of much needed cash, brought in a pair of high-tech, multi-axis machining centres, and agreed to replace our aging ERP system. At their request, we'd even brought in an efficiency expert to help us implement Six Sigma best practices.
October 20, 2013
Mitutoyo Canada, Mississauga, ON, celebrated its 40th anniversary in October and to commemorate the occasion, it held a two-day event October 16 and 17 that included a ribbon cutting ceremony with local dignitaries and Mitutoyo management from Canada, the US and Japan, and a second full day of technical presentations for customers.