Monthly Archives: October 2011

Manufacturing Technology Orders are up 101%


According to Association for Manufacturing Technology and the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association, manufacturing technology orders are up 101% from 2010. This article in Industry Week runs down the numbers for us: With a year-to-date total of $3,439.21 million, 2011… more →

Quote of the Day 10/21/2011


“A bad system will defeat a good person every time.” Deming… more →

Two webinars coming up!


We’re offering two webinars in November – as a Lunch and Learn series. Join us November 15 and 17 – at noon (Eastern time) for two concise sessions on Lean Pull Design and Inventory Optimization. Click here to learn more… more →

Quote of the Day 10/20/2011


“The innovation point is the pivotal moment when talented and motivated people seek the opportunity to act on their ideas and dreams.” — W. Arthur Porter… more →

Quote of the Day 10/19/2011


“In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” — Theodore Roosevelt… more →