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Articles by Gena Johnson
Industrial manufacturing forecasts are optimistic according to PwC’s Q3 2013 Manufacturing Barometer, which surveys U.S. based executives in large multinational industrial businesses. Industries are hiring in a myriad of quality sectors including aerospace, automotive, defense, energy, green manufacturing and technology.
Height gages are a general purpose tool, which can be used in a variety of industries and applications by anyone who needs to measure precision parts.
According to Smith, lean is not just for manufacturing but it is a philosophy that can be applied to any environment to reduce waste.
Rings that do not seal, porous metals that leak fluid and tubes with holes can result in parts malfunctioning causing millions of dollars in damage, and even loss of life.
Patented for manufacturing in 1943, historians document this tool has been in use for nearly a century.
If necessity is the mother of invention, then nondestructive testing (NDT) would be among her favorite progeny, at least with the design engineers and manufacturing sect.