Operations

Production operations strategy, news and best practices for manufacturing professionals. Find the information you need to build a better production floor.

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Continuous Improvement

Revved for March Madness? Look for These Lessons in Operational Excellence

Feb. 23, 2024
Seven parallels between action on the court and activity on the shop floor.
Ebooks & Digital Editions

Editorial eBook: Boeing in Crisis

March 29, 2024
The global aerospace giant shocked the world in January when a door plug blew off a plane in flight, fulfilling many flyers’ worst nightmares. And, things have gone downhill for...
Stellantis NV
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Stellantis Recalls 300,000+ Midsize Cars for Air Bag Risk

March 22, 2024
The NHTSA said inflators in side air bag curtains may throw shrapnel when deployed.
Mikros Technologies
Digital Tools

Design for Manufacturing: The Cool Factor

Feb. 29, 2024
Mikros Technologies specializes in sapping excess heat out of electronic systems, something that it only accomplishes with a strong focus on produceable designs.
Eaton Corp.
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Texas-Sized Plans for Eaton's Electrical Strategy

Feb. 16, 2024
Mike Yelton, head of the electrical sector for the Americas region, shares his take on manufacturing expansion, vertical integration and more.

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