Precision Manufacturing: Designed to Be Built

Posted on June 16, 2014June 16, 2014Categories Articles, Though LeadershipTags , ,   Leave a comment on Precision Manufacturing: Designed to Be Built

At first glance it seems like finding a partner to manufacture something exactly as it was designed would be the goal.  But just following a spec may mask hidden costs.  Does the component need to be created this precisely?  And, more importantly, if it were designed differently, could it be less precise and less expensive?  For Barth, asking these questions and providing answers has saved our customers millions of dollars with no compromise to quality and delivery time. Many times … Continue reading “Precision Manufacturing: Designed to Be Built”

Precision in Manufacturing: Project Management

Posted on June 3, 2014June 4, 2014Categories ArticlesTags , ,   Leave a comment on Precision in Manufacturing: Project Management

From Clark Neft’s article on Precision Manufacturing: Precision manufacturing  seldom means turn-key-output. Whether it’s getting a project off the ground or keeping it running, qualified project managers need to constantly monitor the manufacturing and supply chain process. One reason why is that modern manufacturing is a complex process. Coordinating supply chain, technologically advanced equipment, and multi-layered timelines can make or break profitability. For example, at Barth, we work with our customers to look at a complete system and either manage … Continue reading “Precision in Manufacturing: Project Management”