In the pursuit of operational excellence, organizations continually strive to enhance their processes, deliver impeccable products, and provide top-notch services.
As many of us know, plastic injection molding is a groundbreaking manufacturing technique that has revolutionized the way we produce various products.
As our cars get lighter and faster, our dependency on the most versatile material of all, plastic, gets ever more prevalent, the result of which is that the injection molding market is exploding!
It can be the scorn of businesses great or small. The sheer mention of the word ‘supply chain issues’ can make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up!
Offering a host of benefits including lower production costs due to the use of a single machine rather than multiple, it is easy to see why multi-shot injection molding is so popular.
When we think of auto parts we often think of prominent every day components like door handles, dashboards, and switches. But the plastic injection molding industry supplies much more than that.
Blow molding creates parts that are reliable, cost-effective, and won't rust or corrode - perfect for the auto industry.
If you’re looking for a numerical decision-making tool that can be used within your six sigma project, look no further.
Most impressively, the wizardry that is ultrasonic welding uses high-frequency vibrations to seal two thermoplastic parts together, under precise pressure, in typically less than 0.2 seconds.
Used extensively in the automotive industry, threaded inserts provide a secure tight joint when you need to incorporate a metal piece into the plastic part to complete a set part.
We talk about quality, quality, quality, but what does that actually mean in the plastic industry? And does good communication affect the end product?
It’s been a long time since we eliminated manual design drafting from the mainstream, but do we truly value its replacement?
With unpredictable auto sales figures, and oftentimes short notice changes to demand, how does the supply chain ensure they’re pacing their customers?
All growth companies require three key abilities. The ability to sustain, the ability to improve, and the ability to be decisive in order to grow.
Are you looking for a new plastic component supplier? Here are a few things to watch out for and question your possible candidates.
Building lines of communication bi-directionally, at all times daily, helps identify potential issues much earlier and allows for the resolution of snags that would otherwise go unnoticed until the day of delivery.
If it ain’t broke, don't fix it. Right? Wrong.
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The Theory of Constraints offers a simple yet powerful approach to continuous process improvement, and is something which every Lean and Six Sigma practitioner should know about.
Automakers rely on suppliers for designing and building vehicle sub-assemblies such as seating, gears, safety systems, door handles, and final fixings based on original in-house specifications.
NS-K’s team of professionals are on hand to answer your questions and walk you, either physically or virtually, through the entire end-to-end process from design to delivery.
Another lean manufacturing product originating from the Toyota Production System approach, the Andon Boards’ purpose is to ensure that the operational status across for plant is easily understood and reacted to by everyone.
In order to eliminate wasteful activities from the supply chain, and more specifically the shipping and logistics end of the overall process, it’s necessary again to turn to some lean sixsigma methodologies.
By following Total Quality Management, a management approach to achieving long-term success via customer satisfaction, companies can transform from ordinary to outstanding.
Utilizing modern software, internal process reviews, and excellent inter-team communication, the results are a slick flow of information both ways, and critically, customer service that is world-class.
The auto industry is like no other when it comes to getting a cacophony of parts synchronized in melodic harmony in order to deliver perfection, safety, and reliability en masse and on time.
GD&T is a symbolic language that’s used by engineers and world-class manufacturers to control and articulate variances in a finished product from that of the CAD model design.
Keeping your finger on the pulse of your business is critical to ensuring not only the longevity of the company but also the trust and advocacy of your customers.
We’ve all read the endless ‘great management’ quotes, and seen the unstoppable memes of ‘leaders’ with snakes in caves and rocks on their backs. Let's get real.
When a market-leading company acquires a smaller competitor, it's imporant to utilize their strengths while retaining their character and unique appeal.
An old adage states that it takes 12 positive customer experiences to make up for one negative experience and that any successful business must truly appreciate and care for its customers during every interaction.
A multitude of factors influence getting your part manufactured to perfection; not least the correct application of clamp force during the plastic injectionmolding production itself.
We often hear about daily standups or daily scrums in the world of high tech, or in software circles, however, these short, direct meetings can be implemented in almost any industry.
Known as the father of the Japanese industrial revolution and a major influencer of the time with his unique, newly penned methods of optimization, his legacy continues to this day across manufacturing operations of every kind.
We all have differing opinions on what makes something ‘art’, but when it comes down to it, many everyday objects that we take for granted could be perceived as a thing of beauty if only we stopped to watch them be made.
When good becomes great, and great becomes excellent, what's the next step to take? Simple. To become world-class.
When you produce vast amounts of plastic components and distribute them globally to the automotive industry, it’s paramount to get things right, first time.
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