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Green Marks the Measuring Spot

May 19, 2003
If manufacturers across the country have one common complaint it is they can't find enough qualified employees.
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Get a Fine Finish for All Your Holes

May 19, 2003
Philip Crosby, one of the original quality gurus, could have had drilling in mind when he said, "Quality is free." Given the right tool and correct feedback, modern drills can leave surface finish nearly as fine as some grinding operations.
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Document Control Key in QS-9000 Requirements

May 19, 2003
Automotive OEMs work in a fast-paced marketplace where quality, safety, regulatory and business standards are increasingly stringent.
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Data in the Palm of Your Hand

May 19, 2003
Palm-sized computer sales are booming as are its uses for discrete manufacturers who are taking advantage of new software and applications that have been devised for these small, lightweight and increasingly powerful portable computers.
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Perfect 'Timing' on ID/OD

May 19, 2003
Measuring inner and outer diameters of plug gages requires meeting a certain level of accuracy, and BorgWarner Morse TEC (Ithaca, NY), a manufacturer of automotive timing components, felt it wasn't consistently meeting those levels using a micrometer.
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Gear Inspection for the Small Shop

May 19, 2003
Anyone who knows anything about gears knows that gear manufacturing is a specialty requiring a great deal of expertise and expensive, dedicated equipment.
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Training Trends:<br>Big Help for Small Manufacturers

May 19, 2003
For small- and medium-sized manufacturers not knowing where to turn for help can be even scarier than for larger companies with bigger budgets and more resources.
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Training Treds:<br>Fill the Gaps

May 19, 2003
Maybe the company is large and has had college recruits lined up outside the door since Thanksgiving.
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Training Trends:<br>CNC Machining 101, Part I

May 19, 2003
A well-trained machine tool operator can be a manufacturing plant's best asset, and a first line of defense against inefficient operations, low productivity and reduced quality.
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New Ways to Invest

May 19, 2003
Psssstt...Wanna make a bundle in the stock market? I've got a hot tip for you.
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