How Is the Internet of Things Helping Factories?

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The Internet of Things is allowing businesses to develop and expand in new and exciting ways. Innovation through computers enables access to a new frontier and maximizes the potential of the manufacturing industry. Learning how to harness these capabilities will mean greater access to production and to your customer base. Here are three ways the […]

3D Printing Brings You Closer to Your Customer. Here’s How!

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3D Printing, sometimes called additive manufacturing, is getting more mainstream than ever. Creating a product at a high volume will catapult you to success and embracing advancements like 3D printing is a sure way to get you there. This technology creates amazing opportunities for product creativity, manufacturing efficiency, and customer relationships.Check out the following tips […]

How Do Analytics Help Your Manufacturing Company?

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New ways to improve your business are always emerging. With technology evolving so rapidly in the modern world, it might seem overwhelming to try and keep up with the latest innovations. One strategy is to see how the new technology evolves and then implement it with your company as it gets more stable and established. […]

Enforce These Basic Reminders for Forklift Safety

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Remember how vigilant you were when you first received your driver’s license? How long did it take before you started to slip into the bad habits that you have today? Before you suggest that you don’t have any, take a look at the basic safety rules in the driver’s education handbook and see how many […]

Convey the Importance of Customer Service to Your Manufacturing Team

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When one thinks of customer service skills, it’s easy to picture companies that cater to retail, financial, technology, health care and hospitality. All of those industries consistently deal with customers on a face-to-face basis. But in truth, all industries need to prepare and train their people for excellent customer service because it reflects a dedication […]

Bring the Next Generation of Manufacturing Workers to Your Organization

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Not every company is planning on where new manufacturing workers will come from in the next five or ten years. This topic should be on the minds of all hiring departments within the manufacturing industry. Your company must have an idea of where these workers will come from, what it is they will look for in […]

How a Staffing Firm Will Help You Find a Manufacturing Job

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Finding a new job is a difficult task, even for the employee with years of career experience. To go out and look for a manufacturing job – whether you are right out of school, unemployed, or looking to switch jobs – can be difficult for everyone. Pairing with a staffing firm makes perfect sense the next […]

See What Changes Are Happening In Steel Factories

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Steel factories do not run the way they used to. In fact, they have changed quite a bit over the past decade. Take, for example, the ArcelorMittal in Burns Harbor, Indiana on Lake Michigan. The company operates a program known as the Steelworker for the Future program. This program enrolls people who want to work […]

Chicago Ranks High Nationally In Temporary Jobs

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There’s good news for the Chicago job market! Based on a recent workforce survey conducted by a major job board, Chicago ranks high on the list of metropolitan areas that are experiencing an explosion in the number of jobs available.  Temporary jobs are on the rise too, by as much as 12 percent during the last […]

What You Need to Know about Predictable Scheduling

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What kind of schedule does your workplace require? If you have been considering the idea of moving from a flexible schedule to a regular schedule that’s based on production needs, then you must learn something about predictable scheduling. Here is a rundown of what predictable scheduling is and advice on if this is a good […]