A perfect storm: One million veterans leave the service every five years as a projected two million manufacturing jobs go unfilled in the U.S. over the next decade due to lack of skilled labor. Guest columnist John Woolever of Donaldson explains how veterans are forging new careers in metalworking through Workshops for Warriors – and how manufacturers can put skin in the game with support.
Looking to improve productivity and reduce costs to be more competitive? The one key to getting ahead is reducing the time spent on non-value-added activities – i.e., any time spent not welding. Here are some of the best ways to reduce downtime.
The VR8 Variable Volume High Pressure Coolant System from MP Systems uses only the required horsepower to make set pressure, and automatically adjusts the gallons per minute output to maintain desired set pressure.
The Safety LiftLok System
for vertical reciprocating conveyors from Wildeck includes passcode-protected digital keypad or key switch options to prevent lift operation by unauthorized personnel.
The 310 & 410 Kingpinless Series casters from W.T. Hight are constructed of high quality, heat-treated AISI 1045 laser-cut steel and feature a precision-machined raceway for improved ergonomics and superior strength in rugged and towed applications.