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I am working with a dovetail drawer manufacturer in the Phoenix area to improve their processes and productivity. We have doubled their capacity without additional cost and are now looking for sales representation for their product in Texas. Delivery of quality product in one week. If you know of anyone interested in taking on another line contact Brian Emerson at Top Drawer Components in Apache Junction, AZ.
I am looking for some input from managers, business owners, engineers, and others in the Sawdust Soup audience who are users of woodworking equipment. That should just about include every member of this site.
There is an equipment supplier that is making a shift in how they bring solutions to their customers. I don't want to divulge the name of the company yet, but suffice to say that if you do woodworking you probably own a piece of their equipment. The company's CEO is…Continue
Dave Irwin and I collaborated on a new book, A Testament to Lean Thinking - Cases for Change, that will give you great insight into the application of Lean tools and techniques and the development of Lean leaders in your organization. The book also shares case studies from successful Lean…Continue
Here is the second article I mentioned in my last blog. This comes from the October, 1991 issue of Bits & Pieces. It addresses our reluctance or inability to embrace change.
"'The world hates change,'" a famous inventor once said, adding, '"yet it is the only thing that has brought progress."'
"He might also have noted that change itself is changing: it's coming faster and faster. And, whether we like it or not, a good portion of what today's leader knows about his or…Continue