Kill The Castings and Continuous Improvement at Orbitform

Episode 133 | Challenges: Leadership Growth Process

Guests: Phil Sponsler, David Shirkey

Hello Metalworking Nation! We are excited to bring back Phil and David from Orbitform as we conclude our interview with a detailed discussion on Orbitform's continuous process improvements. We'll talk about the steps that your manufacturing business can take to start implementing continuous process improvements. In manufacturing news, we give our take on the newly passed tax reform bill and it's impact on manufacturing in the United States. We also share some exciting news about the future of MakingChips.

Episode Outline:
[00:01] – IMTS 2018
[04:37] – Manufacturing News
[10:30] – Continuous Improvement Initiative
[14:00] – The First Steps
[17:32] – Bonus Incentive Plan
[20:43] – Kill The Castings
[25:27] – Hone Your Skills
[26:34] – Driving the Profitability
[30:48] – Automating The Process
[33:49] – Looking at the Data
[36:00] – Conclusion of Episode
[38:43] – The MFG Meeting 2018

Links Mentioned in this Episode:
IMTS 2018 – Register Today!
Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII)
Eli (Eliyahu) Goldratt “The Goal”
Phil Sponsler | LinkedIn
David Shirkey | LinkedIn
Carr Machine and Tool | Case Studies
The MFG Meeting 2018

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