Every business experiences change at some
recent study conducted by IBM shows that while
more companies are impacted by change, not all of
them are successful managing through it.
Mold makers have certainly witnessed their fair share
of change. A fascinating eight-year comparison (a
must read!) shows that many of the changes
were not readily anticipated. Still, it is evident that
change has prompted better business.
principals and advanced technology, mold makers
today are doing more with the same amount of
employees. Molds have gotten bigger and more
complex, yet shorter delivery times are required. It
stands to reason that the industry will continue to
move in this direction, requiring the advanced tools
and skilled people to handle the heavier demands.
And what better way to prepare for the future than to
start with the facts? The National Association of
Manufacturers is helpful with the publication of
The Facts About Modern Manufacturing.
Software can be advantageous to managing
change when used to integrate disparate
processes, as in the case of local die maker, Arrowsmith
International, who was able to slash
administrative costs by 75%.
Enjoy the issue,
Cimatron Technologies, Inc.