What Are the Leadtime Leader Awards?
Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about MoldMaking Technology's annual Leadtime Leader Awards competition.
Whether your company is an industry leader, or aspires to be one, MoldMaking Technology’s Leadtime Leader Awards competition was created to share best practices and recognize companies that are excelling in customer satisfaction, workforce development, industry involvement, continual improvement, business growth, technology employed, competitive advantage, and more.
Leadtime is the culmination of the entire mold manufacturing process. A quality mold delivered on-time, is the result of a team of professionals working together from sales, design and manufacturing to validation, delivery and support.
It’s not just about being the shop with the shortest delivery times. It’s about what you do with what you have!
Check out this brief video to learn what the Leadtime Leader Awards are all about.
Using thermal imaging to look at any part of the process and know the actual hot and cold temperatures and their locations can give moldmakers an edge over the competition.
Considerations and trade-offs when determining proper gate locations with simulation, which helps all stakeholders make a sound decision based on the priorities of the project.
In this multi-part series of articles, contributer James Bourne, a tool repair supervisor and freelance writer, shares his own personal struggles in the business, as well as lessons learned and tricks of the trade garnered along the way.