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
You know that “manufacturing” is really the same thing as “making something” in many ways. (If you don’t? Read about it in this article.) But one of the biggest differences between making 1 vs. 100 vs. 100,00 vs. 1,000,000,000 of something is… Different manufacturing … [Read more...] about Different manufacturing technologies for different scales
You want manufacturing advice. (If you don't? You're reading the wrong website, my friend!) Yes, at Process Cat we talk about manufacturing – how to make improvements in your own processes or advice on working with a contract manufacturer, for example. Today we’re going … [Read more...] about Manufacturing: what is it? (And what isn’t it?)
Everybody knows that your profits are your income minus your expenses. But did you know that there’s an often-overlooked way to increase your profitability without raising your prices or sacrificing quality? Profitability increases with Yield! Yes, yield! If you read … [Read more...] about Profitability part 2: running the numbers!
Profitability is simple in theory: your business makes money by selling things. Specifically, you spend (invest) money to make your products, then people pay you money to buy your products, and the difference between what you took in and what you spent is your … [Read more...] about Profitability: it’s all about Yield!