Archive for February, 2008

Feb 10 2008

THE BONE YARD: Where olde moulds go to die

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Too many customers use their supplier base as a free warehouse for older or obsolete tooling.  Many molders are also equally guilty of having a Bone Yard of old tools rusting away in a back corner.  Here’s how to clean house.  Continue Reading »

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Feb 10 2008

Vanishing Material

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Requisition 1,000 pounds of raw material and ultimately ship 1,000 pounds of product.  While that’s the goal it’s amazing that at the end of the day production has requisitioned 1,200 pounds of material to ship their 1,000 pounds of product.  What happened to the excess? Did it vanish into the air or something?  Is this why this job is a money loser? Continue Reading »

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