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Manufacturing Cost Advantage Shift

New studies reveal that the cost competitiveness of manufacturing across the globe has shifted. For example, according to the Boston Consulting Group, even though China remains the number one country in terms of manufacturing competitiveness, the manufacturing cost advantage over the U.S. has shrunk to less than 5 percent.

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Barcode System in Manufacturing

One simple way to improve efficiency in manufacturing is the use of barcodes. When we buy something in the store, we see how goods are identified through barcodes within a second. This not only eliminates selecting the product manually from the long list, which is time-consuming but also reduces the chance of a mistake. The […]

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What is Revision Control in Manufacturing — And Why Should You Use it?

You can also listen to this article: Anyone who has worked in the manufacturing industry for a significant amount of time knows that there’s so much more that goes into production than simply making good products. There are procedures, methodologies, and manufacturing philosophies that make for truly successful, efficient manufacturing. Companies that employ these methods […]

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Reducing Inventory by Following Suppliers’ Discipline

You can also listen to this article: Because of anemic economic recovery, the reduction of inventory is crucial for manufacturers. In order to better manage inventory levels while still ensuring the right part is in the right place at the right time, manufacturers are increasingly relying on advanced information management solutions, according to a survey […]

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