Making Everything Count When Making Anything

Hi there, my name is Angela Baker. I've always been interested in all sorts of topics, one of them being manufacturing and how to make more with less. New manufacturing techniques are always being developed that allow for products to be created with the fewest resources possible. This is something that has always fascinated me and I have spent a lot of time researching these new techniques. But I always like to feel like I'm doing something constructive, so I decided to start writing blog posts based on the exciting things I have discovered about lean manufacturing and many other topics.

Making Everything Count When Making Anything

Going Into The Trenches? How To Keep Your Construction Crews Safe

16 August 2017
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Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Now that the weather is warm, it's time to start on the construction projects. Trenching projects are best done during warm weather, when the ground is easier to work with. If your crews are going to be working in trenches, it's important to ensure their safety. According to statistics, about 270 workers died in trench cave-ins between the years 2000 and 2006. However, cave-ins aren't the only hazards that our crews will face.
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Ferrous Versus Non-Ferrous Metals: Which One Do You Have?

7 August 2017
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

If you are getting ready to engage your company in scrap metal recycling or you are scheduling a one time scrap metal pick up, the salvage company may ask you if you have ferrous or non-ferrous metals to pick up. There is a big difference in the ways that these are recycled. If you do not know how to answer them, here are a few points that may help you out.
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3 Keys to Successful Soil Boring Work

18 July 2017
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Whenever you have a construction, industrial or drilling project, it is very important that you do all you can to get great results. This all begins with preliminary planning. One of the most important matters of preliminary planning to consider is soil boring. By taking advantage of this portion of pre planning by getting in touch with a soil boring contractor, you will be able to move forward with no hiccups.
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3 Things To Check Before Using An Old Industrial Air Compressor At Your Factory

10 July 2017
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

If you have started a project at your factory that requires you to use an old air compressor you found lurking in the back of the maintenance shop, you may wonder if there is any way to check if it is working properly. If so, look at the following three things before you use the old industrial air compressor. Examine the Coupler Connecting the Tank and Hose The first thing you should examine when checking to see if the old air compressor is still capable of functioning correctly is the coupler that connects the tank and the hose.
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Building A Fence? Why You Should Use An Engineered Wood Material

4 July 2017
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Erecting a fence is a great way for you to delineate the lines of your property and keep trespassers at bay.  Fences add to your sense of security because they enclose your house in a cocoon that adds to your feelings of security when relaxing at home.  If you're thinking about putting up a fence one of the first decisions you'll need to make involves the material that you use to construct it.
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Making Everything Count When Making Anything

Hi there, my name is Angela Baker. I've always been interested in all sorts of topics, one of them being manufacturing and how to make more with less. New manufacturing techniques are always being developed that allow for products to be created with the fewest resources possible. This is something that has always fascinated me and I have spent a lot of time researching these new techniques. But I always like to feel like I'm doing something constructive, so I decided to start writing blog posts based on the exciting things I have discovered about lean manufacturing and many other topics.

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