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Small Scale & Handmade: The Craft and the Makers

From fashion to product design: “The Craft and the Makers ” looks at the new generation of craft-makers from around the world. A savvy selection, clearly branded Gestalten. 169 more words


‘Small Manufacturers Aren't Little Versions Of Major Manufacturers’

Mike Collins has an interesting article over at Manufacturing.net on the topic of how standardised systems of continuous improvement can miss their mark when applied without regard to the size and operational specifics of an organisation. 299 more words

Challenges of Small to Mid-Sized Manufacturers in 2012

Tennessee’s smaller manufacturers face challenges beyond the obstacles that larger, more established companies face. By definition, small manufacturers are those organizations that make less than $10 million in revenue per year. 285 more words


Small Manufacturers Giving Up On China

Last week Bloomberg BusinessWeek published an insightful article on the hassles of small manufacturers with their China businesses.

“American production is “increasingly competitive,” says Harry Moser… 196 more words

Front Office

Top 5 Food Safety Nightmares For Food Safety Types

Top 5 Food Safety Nightmares For Food Safety TypesWhat keeps you up at night? Experts share their worst food safety nightmares
Doug Powell… 681 more words

Are you sure you know who the winners are?

Many of my smallest manufacturers cannot afford either the software or the talent it takes to prepare and maintain an accurate cost system. In fact, their product line is so limited and their manufacturing operations so focused that the cost accounting can be done without a huge investment in hardware, software, or internal talent or external consulting talent to have useful cost answers. 587 more words

Performance Measurement

Cloud PLM and Small Manufacturers Survival Plan

While big OEMs are very visible, the majority of manufacturers are represented by small companies. The numbers are different in US and Europe, but my guess is that the number is in the range of 65-75%. 438 more words

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