Be sure to check out articles by EDM/Machining regional sales representative Adam Dimitroff, who writes regularly for Canadian Metalworking. His most recent articles include:
Productivity vs. Efficiency: While the terms efficiency and productivity sometimes are used interchangeably, the two are not synonymous. Understanding how to maximize both efficiency and productivity is the key to operating a successful and profitable manufacturing company.
Time is Money in Every Shop: How to maximize productivity and efficiency through maintenance, consumables, optimizing setup, training, standardization, design for manufacturing and automation.
Understanding Machinability: Learn about what impacts machinability, how to alter a material’s machinability and how materials are rated.
Dimitroff has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Guelph (Ontario) and several years of international experience in CNC/machining applications engineering, technical support and sales.