Month: June 2013

The future of additive manufacturing

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 06-17-13

Take some raw materials. Put a lot of energy into forming them into a part of a certain size. Then remove some of to end up with the part you need. That seems like the very definition of waste. Yet it is how most things get made today. To be

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Eliminating Waste from Your Personal Work [Lessons from the Road]

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 06-10-13

Everyone performs work, and everyone has the opportunity to improve how that work is executed. In my last 2 columns for Industry Week, I have focused on different aspects of value, the customer, and waste elimination. I continue that theme in this month’s installment of Lessons from the Road in

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