In this article we learned about something called Constraint Theory: basically, what is the biggest constraint on your business’s ability to make money? In manufacturing plants, usually, the constraint is that it’s very expensive to buy the industrial equipment used to … [Read more...] about Labor Day: why do companies use a 24/7 manufacturing schedule?
Here at Process Cat we usually talk about ways to improve your own manufacturing. But, sometimes you’ll want to think about outsourcing, or contract manufacturing. A contract manufacturer is just what it sounds like: a company that manufactures products on a contract … [Read more...] about Interview: Should You Choose Contract Manufacturing?
When you’re having trouble producing your product fast enough, Theory of Constraints can help you! Now of course, if you're in this situation of struggling to keep up with demand, that’s a great problem to have! It means people like your product and you’re doing a good job … [Read more...] about Theory of Constraints: How it affects your business
4 learnings from MD&M East 2019 This past week I attended MD&M East 2019, one of the largest manufacturing conventions in the northeast. Here are 4 things I learned: 1) The technology surrounding 3D Printing is improving Manufacturing 2019! First off, let’s … [Read more...] about What’s New in Manufacturing 2019: MD&M East 2019