They might come as a shock to some accountants, but the productivity gains, cost savings and other returns on investing in a safety-first culture are very real to the people who spend most of their days on the shop floor. After identifying safety trouble spots and investing in automated equipment that provides as inherently safe a workplace as possible, we have reduced workers' compensation claims to near zero.
The Smart Factory reduces insurance costs and increases productivity and profitability by investing in new systems with advanced technology to protect both workers and equipment. Here are some of the latest advances in protective equipment, safety automation and services, and more that can help make your shop become a safer workplace.
This shop discovered how to use a high degree of automation integrated with a sheet metal storage system to quickly turn around a wide variety of power distribution systems for the electrical trade and switchgear production.
Suzanne Hurst is now responsible for recruitment, benefit negotiations, employee performance management and conflict resolution.
Kevin Bowen will provide insight into the company's strategic growth plan and initiatives.
Jana Davis is the new chief operations officer over all four divisions in the company.
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.
The Rhino Cart Mobile Fixturing Station from Strong Hand Tools includes the welding table plus a 66-piece Clamp and Component Fixturing Kit that mates to the CNC precision-bored 5/8 in tabletop holes for accurate clamping or fixturing on the tabletop.
The rugged framework of the core, bolt-together components in the LadderLink Modular Access System from Wildeck allows users to quickly select, connect, and create work platforms, crossovers, and stairs.