You want to make things. You want to sell things. But you don’t want to be responsible for environmental devastation. So what’s a regular small business owner to do? Consider Sustainable Manufacturing Everybody knows that making things has SOME environmental … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk About Sustainable Manufacturing
Here at Process Cat we usually talk about ways to improve your own manufacturing, but everybody sometimes decides outsourcing certain items is the right choice! If you’re wondering how to make that determination, check out this article on core competencies! Anyway, once … [Read more...] about Picking The Right Contract Manufacturer
If you’re scaling up your Making or Manufacturing business, sooner or later you’ll want to perform a formal (ok, let’s get real, a semi-formal ;) manufacturing capacity analysis. Yes, I promise, it really is easier than you’re probably thinking. Process Cat’s friends … [Read more...] about Do You Know Your Manufacturing Capacity?
If you're scaling up your production, you know that your manufacturing bottleneck is important. You know that the bottleneck is the station or piece of equipment with the lowest throughput. (If you don't? Start with this article and then come back :) But did you ever stop … [Read more...] about Manufacturing Bottlencks
When you’re having trouble producing your product fast enough, that’s a great problem to have! It means people like your product and you’re doing a good job of getting the word out about it with your marketing efforts. But it’s still a problem you need to address! In … [Read more...] about Scale-up: bottlenecks