This Shop’s Training Program Paves a Pathway to Employee Success

This shop developed a Web- and video-based training program tailored to its own specific practices that enables new hires to progress in stages from trainee to senior process engineer after demonstrating a clear understanding of each new skill they’ve acquired. Article with Video From: 3/1/2016 Modern Machine Shop, Derek Korn, Senior Editor Originally titled ‘Paving […]

It’s Top Shops Survey Time

The sixth-annual Top Shops benchmarking survey is now live. Participate to see how your shop compares with others while identifying potential areas of improvement in 2016. Article From: 1/1/2016 Modern Machine Shop, Derek Korn, Senior Editor   2015 winner LeanWerks Historically, benchmarking data has been difficult for machine shops to come by, especially those shops […]

Best Practices of Top U.S. Shops

Results from our fifth annual Top Shops benchmarking survey reveal operational metrics, strategies and tools common to leading machine shops here in the States. Article From: 8/10/2015 Modern Machine Shop, Derek Korn , Senior Editor This article was the cover feature for Modern Machine Shop’s August 2015 print issue. This year marks the fifth edition […]

Northern Utah National Tooling and Machining Association (NUNTMA)

As the Northern Utah National Tooling and Machining Association Trustee, I had the honor to present to the Governors’ office requesting a $150,000 grant to assist our chapter members in development of machinist apprenticeship/training programs. Today we got the great news that we won the grant. LeanWerks TExT (Technical Excellence Training) program is already an […]