Precision machine shop owners are experiencing high demand for their services. With the economy re-opening orders are piling up. One of the biggest problem is keeping up with that demand. However, that does not necessarily mean business is destined to continue to get more valuable as revenue grows. This article explores this topic and encourages precision machine owners to consider the big picture.
Labor shortages are just one complication manufacturers face. Supply chain disruption has reared its head as one of the biggest challenges to date. John Slater and Courtney Ryan discuss what companies need to do to overcome these obstacles.
The precision manufacturing industry continues to consolidate at a rapid pace. What must consolidators—and the companies they acquire—do to up their game in 2022 and add more value to what they are creating?
If your precision metalworking shop is looking to hire your next machinist—and we know what short supply these technicians are in— your local middle school or high school might be an appropriate place to look. That is if they have their own student-run machine shop business in place. And if they don't, maybe your company can help them get one started.