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Published on 2/1/2017
Improving worker engagement starts with leadership at the manager level or, in our case, the toolroom manager.
Published on 3/29/2018
To understand how repair shops have changed over 20 years, look at a company’s ability to break down, measure and apply specific data in the five factors of total mold control.
Published on 3/8/2013
Would you rather maintain something of value or neglect it and then have to repair it? We constantly talk about maintaining our physical and mental health, our cars, our homesour important purchases and investments so why does maintaining our molds seem like the least valued step in the mold manufacturing process? When in fact, the value of a well maintained mold is priceless.
Published on 3/1/2013
Would you rather maintain something of value or neglect it and then have to repair it?
Published on 8/1/2017
Toolroom managers need to help repair technicians become skilled mold troubleshooters and craftsmen rather than tooling replacers and cleaners.
Published on 6/1/2017
In some cases, shimming is the most cost-effective, short-term method for adding a bit of steel right where its needed to get through a critical production run.
Published on 10/1/2017
Building an efficient, successful team with the right attributes reduces the incidents of mold breakdowns.
Published on 2/17/2017
Steve Johnson, president of MoldTrax, has a lot to say about mold maintenance. So much so, that we could not fit it all into his February "Maintenance Matters" column. Here are some extra pointers that didn't make the cut, but are just as important.
Published on 8/23/2018
The key to developing accurate and timely PM work instructions is understanding the impact of environmental factors on manifold performance.
Published on 4/1/2017
Since the job description, qualifications, direction and goals may not be so clear, assessing a repair technician’s value can be confusing. Objective, tangible metrics are a must.