​How SMED Can Dramatically Improve Manufacturing Productivity

In an industry that is constantly pushing for less waste and higher productivity, single-minute exchange of dies (SMED) is a crucial aspect of lean manufacturing. Continue reading “​How SMED Can Dramatically Improve Manufacturing Productivity”

U.S. Leads the Way in $48 Billion Automotive Spending Spree

And the winner of the $48 billion spending spree is the U.S.

When the dust settled after the Great Recession, the surging vehicle production caused serious concerns around insufficient supplier capacity. Continue reading “U.S. Leads the Way in $48 Billion Automotive Spending Spree”

​A Forecast of the Automotive Lighting System Market, 2015-2021

Reportlinker’s market research study provides an analysis of the global automotive lighting system market, taking into account recent trends and growth in order to ascertain revenue estimates for the next five years. Continue reading “​A Forecast of the Automotive Lighting System Market, 2015-2021”

Key Areas for Effective Material Handling

If you are working in tight margins, cost control is going to be a vital part of operations. One area that plays an essential role to cost management, and one that is unfortunately all-too-often overlooked, is material handling. Continue reading “Key Areas for Effective Material Handling”