Balancing production lines
RESEARCHERS and industrialists have spent a lot of time and money trying to design balanced production lines so as to reduce costs and increase efficiency.
Myth busting and back pain
FEW in the manufacturing industry are strangers to back pain, so it’s important to know what to do if and when it strikes.
Where is Australian manufacturing going?
THE world financial crisis has now exposed Australian trade as never before.
Gases for laser material processing, commodity or optimising tool?
LASERS ensure highly reliable processes across a wide variety of industrial and engineering sectors for welding, cutting and drilling parts during manufacturing or for repair. They are also useful for marking or etching serial numbers or part numbers during manufacturing.
Japan still shows the way
Editorial comment piece from the March issue of Manufacturers’ Monthly.
Japan has taken manufacturing production techniques to a new level, with a heavy focus on reducing production time, increased training and more worker involvement.