Articles – Manufacturing

Which Model is Best for Your Facility, Six Sigma, Kaizen or Lean?
Do you have questions about the leading methods for improving factory productivity, quality, and efficiency — Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, Six ...

Can Women Solve the American Manufacturing Skilled Workforce Shortage?
American manufacturing is on the upswing. But a looming skills shortage threatens. What can be done? Recruiting more women to ...

How to Make It in America: An Interview with the ARMA Executive Director
ARMA (Austin Regional Manufacturers Association) is a non-profit organization based in Austin, TX, on a mission to ‘be the voice ...

Is Digitization of Manufacturing and IoT the New Industrial Revolution?
Are we on the verge of another industrial revolution in manufacturing? Signs of increased cooperation — and competition — between ...

What Makes a Good Manufacturing Project Manager: The Dos and Don’ts
Project managers are a key component of making a manufacturing facility successful. They can affect everything from production rates and ...

This Makerspace Invites Makers of all Mediums – An Interview with TechShop Regional Director
TechShop is a fabrication prototyping studio / industrial strength for-profit makerspace featuring a full wood shop, full metal shop, welding ...

How to Keep Manufacturing in America
The History of American Manufacturing It is a perpetual political issue, and a mantra we’ve heard for decades now – ...

How to Tell If a Factory is Legitimately Lean in 30 Minutes
Did you know that Formaspace can help your manufacturing facility run more efficiently? We do more than just sell furniture ...

What is the Best Work Surface Material for Manufacturing?
Choices, Choices, Choices — Formaspace Offers So Many Options It’s true! Formaspace offers quite a number of different work surface ...