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November 6, 2013
A metal fabricator’s quiet transition
The story of Schott Gemtron Corp. and Integrated Metal Solutions LLC is a case study in business adaptation. Both can trace their roots back to a Sweetwater, Tenn., plant that in the early 1970s made control panels for kitchen ranges. From... Read more...
July 30, 2013
Epicor appoints executive VP/GM for ERP Americas
Epicor Software Corp., Dublin, Calif., a provider of business software for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services organizations, has appointed Donna Troy as executive vice president and general manager for ERP Americas. In this... Read more...
July 23, 2013
Report highlights importance of ERP systems
Epicor Software Corp., a provider of business software systems for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and service organizations, has announced that a new IDC Manufacturing Insights report has uncovered how important a customer-oriented strategy... Read more...
February 1, 2013
Growing in the face of uncertainty
What’s hard to grow is easy to kill. Any gardener knows it first-hand. Nowadays metal fabricators can testify to that fact as well.
A&E Custom Manufacturing, Kansas City, Kan., has survived a bankruptcy in the early 1990s and two... Read more...
November 9, 2012
How a fabricator can stand out to customers
Your customers have always demanded the best quality, lower prices, and streamlined delivery. But today your customers want something a little more … revealing. They want access to information about their parts, orders, shipments,... Read more...
July 16, 2012
Metal fabricator revamps raw material purchasing strategy
Art Harrison’s job is a bit different from what it was six years ago. He hasn’t moved to another company. Even his job title, materials manager, hasn’t changed. What has changed, though, is how his employer manages raw stock... Read more...
March 12, 2012
5 tips for a less stressful ERP migration
Can a successful metal fabricating shop be run using inexpensive business accounting software? Yes. Many shops still operate that way, and some have annual revenues in excess of $25 million. Can a metal fabricating shop aggressively expand its... Read more...
February 1, 2012
More than a metal fabricator - a problem solver
Everything in California is a little different. Metal fabricating is no exception.
Whereas metal fabricating in the Rust Belt historically can be linked to “old iron” industries, such as automotive and appliance manufacturing,... Read more...
September 9, 2011
The job shop schedule: Always imperfect, ever adapting
Say you work at an OEM that outsources to local job shops. A few of them are topnotch, almost always delivering what you need, when you need it. You define about half of them as “average,” delivering on time 80 to 95 percent of the... Read more...
August 31, 2011
On-demand, cloud-based ERP software designed for job shops, small manufacturers
Epicor Software Corp., Irvine, Calif., offers the Epicor Manufacturing Express Edition (Epicor Express) on-demand, cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system designed for job shops and small manufacturers.
The comprehensive ERP... Read more...
September 16, 2010
Lean inventory complements lean production
Jeff Glaze recalled walking through his father’s plant a few decades ago and seeing row upon row of bins full of work-in-process (WIP). All in all, the company had about 100,000 pounds of aluminum in inventory and between 100 and 200... Read more...
March 11, 2008
Work flow goes virtual
One look at Mid-West Metal Products' shop presents a gleaming example of metal fabrication automation. In the company's Sheet Metal Fabrication Division, material efficiently moves through primary laser cutting workcells, as well as secondary... Read more...