CNC Machine Shops
September 4, 2015
According to the fifth annual study of high-performing CNC machine shops by Gardner Business Media, the differences between the top shops and the rest of the 277 surveyed are striking:
The makeup of participants in the 2015 study is consistent with previous years: 46% are independent job shops performing short run and non-repeating work; 38% are shops that have contracts for repeating work; and 16% are captive shops of larger manufacturers.
So why, precisely, do these top performers achieve such better results? The study’s key findings make it clear that, along with investing in quality manufacturing equipment, the higher performing shops embrace the concept of continuous improvement and keep their employees engaged in the process.
Among those key findings:
There’s much more in the Gardner Top Shops report that can help you determine how to improve your CNC shop business. Then the Gosiger experts can help you wisely upgrade machine tools, improve machining processes, investigate robotic automation and provide unmatched technical support.