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5 Ways To Improve Your Personal Productivity

January 2, 2015

As a CNC factory owner or manager you know the importance of making your manufacturing processes as efficient as possible. To a great extent this means investing in appropriate technology and having a productive workforce. In fact, improving worker productivity should be a continuous activity on

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Productivity, Training, Managing Employees, CNC shop management

7 Reasons CNC Machine Shops Should Invest In Employee Training

December 5, 2014

One of the key findings of the annual Top Shops surveys conducted by Gardner Business Media is that the higher performing CNC shops invest more in employee training than their counterparts. Like any other business CNC machine shops must invest in continuing education to stay abreast of current

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Productivity, CNC machine shops, Employee, CNC shop management

7 Ways To Handle Problem Employees

November 21, 2014

One of the most unpleasant tasks a manager or shop owner faces is dealing with problem employees. In a more perfect world we’d all come to work with the desire to do our best to help our companies succeed. In fact, most employees do just that. Sure, we all have those days when we’re not at our

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Productivity, Gosiger

7 Reasons To Rethink Parts Washing

December 19, 2013

1. Improve Productivity. There’s more to maximizing manufacturing efficiency than installing the latest-and-greatest machine tools. It also involves looking at the entire process and making sure that each step is as streamlined as possible. This includes assuring that the cleanliness of a part

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Okuma, CNC machining technology, Productivity

Technology Showcase Presents the Latest Productivity Tools For CNC Machine Shops

November 19, 2013

From December 10 – 12, 2013 Gosiger partner Okuma presents the latest technology tools and strategies to help CNC machine shops maximize productivity and profitability.

The event takes place in the Partners in THINC & Okuma Headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 3-day event includes

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Manufacturing Managers, Productivity, Gosiger, Managing Employees

7 Reasons Why the Boss Needs to Walk the Shop Floor

October 29, 2013

Owners and managers of CNC machine shops are typically hands on people. They often get started by running jobs themselves, and some never stop. As the business grows, however, many get bogged down in administrative duties, meeting with customers (extremely important), and putting out fires. All

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Okuma, Productivity, Gosiger, CNC Machine Tools

CNC Machine Shops Tell Their Stories to Okuma

August 29, 2013

Dayton, OH – Earlier this year Gosiger, Inc. OEM partner, Okuma America Corporation, extended an invitation to users of its CNC machines to “Tell Your Okuma Story.” The CNC machine shops were asked to submit a brief description of their success stories and best practices for consideration to be

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Productivity

You’ve Increased Your Shop’s Productivity, But What About Yours?

April 23, 2013

Congratulations! You’ve invested in new CNC machine technologies, added robotic automation and made sure your workforce has the training and technical support they require. Productivity is at an all-time high, yet the bottom line is still not where you thought it should be. Why is that? One

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Productivity, Gosiger

6 Ways to Demystify CNC Programming

April 16, 2013

Whether you’re brand new to CNC machine programming or working with a new machine tool control system, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and even a bit intimidated. Gosiger applications engineer and CNC programming instructor Kevin Chandler has taught scores of machine operators over the past 20

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Productivity, Preventative Maintenance, machining, Manufacturing strategy

Mobile Apps Save Manufacturers Time & Money

February 6, 2013

By now virtually all businesses have discovered the value of mobile devices to their daily operations – and manufacturing is no exception. Manufacturing-related apps for smart phones and tablets continue to proliferate for iPhones, iPads, Android-based and Windows-based devices. Here are just a

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