These tips will help you find the right lean manufacturing tools supplier.

Lean Manufacturing Tools: Secrets to Selecting the Right Tool Supplier

Efficiency drives business. Being able to do more work for a lower cost is the essential value that business operations create. In manufacturing, seeking efficiency leads businesses to make decisions that create the most value for their companies. In concrete terms, this thinking can be applied to many practical aspects of business operations. For instance,…

How to Confirm Torque Values for Contract Manufacturers

Modern manufacturing is global. One company’s product—like a sedan, a tractor, or an airliner—may be made of materials from dozens of countries and assembled in dozens more. No matter how many smaller contract manufacturers are involved in the creation of a final product—whether it’s one or two-hundred—only one company is ultimately responsible for the final…

When manufacturing emergency equipment, proper torque control is paramount.

The Importance of Torque Control in Emergency Equipment Manufacturing

Emergency equipment varies widely. Simple tools—like backboards, braces, anchors, pulleys, ladders, and axes—intermingle with more complex equipment like SCBA gear, ventilation fans, HAZMAT-rated suits, the jaws of life, and even remote-controlled or autonomous search and rescue drones. For each of the many, far-ranging types of emergencies in the civil, industrial, wildland, marine, or military spheres,…

Medical manufacturing requires precise torque control.

Appropriate Torque Verification Devices and Procedures for Medical Manufacturing

Medical devices sold in the United States are subject to some of the most stringent manufacturing requirements in the world. Guidelines for every stage, from establishment registration to labeling, are detailed in U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations. Inspections are regularly conducted to enforce FDA regulations, and fiduciary penalties are levied for noncompliance. In…