Posts Tagged ‘ down time ’

Don’t Slack When It Comes To Preventative Maintenance

Sep 7th, 2023

As we head into the busiest time of the year, fabricators are thankfully reporting that there are no major supply chain issues. However, one thing to keep in mind is the importance of preventative maintenance (PM). Over the last few years of pandemic induced “off the chart” levels of demand, many production managers did not […]

Addition by Subtraction on the Shop Floor

Jul 11th, 2022

By most accounts, the outlook for the fenestration industry remains robust. We know from the [DWM] 2022 Industry Outlook that more than half of window dealers, manufacturers and suppliers expect sales increases of 10% or more, with more than 80% predicting sales will top 2021. Which brings us to today’s tip: Make hay while the […]