In this episode, we talk to Madu Iyer, a Supply Chain Analyst at a multi-national hardware and tool corporation. We are talking about demand planning and forecasting, what can go wrong, and who ends up on the hook. Madu found her way to manufacturing by accident and is now a firm believer that anyone can […]
In this episode, we talk to Tom Burmeister, President of Profit Miners, Inc. a management consulting company focused on operational improvements for manufacturing clients. With over 40 years of experience working in, owning, and improving small to mid-sized machine tools and other manufacturing shops, Tom knows the ropes of this business and the ups and […]
Virtual Reality is being used by top-tier aerospace firms to train technicians on maintenance and problem diagnosis- But also raises ethical questions.
In this episode, we talk to Phil Ruffy, Value Stream Leader for one of the North American facilities of a $7 Billion / year Tier 1 supplier of wire and cable harnesses and connectors. This company is also known globally for its cutting-edge Continuous Improvement program and ability to rapidly bring new hires up to […]
How do you take a company in so much trouble with the government over environmental violations that it was about to be shut down, and make it into an award winner 12 years in a row? We talk with Sue Schneiter, regional Director of EHS for a Fortune 300 multinational, who has over 25 years […]
Rated the “Best Metal Finisher in New England” this company stays at the forefront through focused projects on reducing water, air, and chemical use, and energy efficiency. As one of the few NADCAP-certified Cadmium platers in the US, and a prime supplier for some of the largest manufacturing plants in Connecticut, Metal Finishing Technologies is […]
Where does Interest in Manufacturing careers start? One place is at Science Museums. Did you know that there are over 180 science centers and museums in the United States? Collectively they reported total attendance of over 67 million visits, with 12% of those through off-site events and programs, such as school outreach. Today we talk with […]