Bad news for the world of production: a crisis is coming

The data is clear. Despite some positive signs, a crisis in the world of production is coming and it will begin to affect manufacturing companies.

What is going to happen?

I am sure you can imagine.

Manufacturing companies will start to close one after the other and fewer will remain than before.

You are still in time to save yourself and be one of the few enlightened ones.



And you can do it before it’s too late!

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How to let your production earn you more

When I speak about production with my customers, I never speak only about numbers in terms of batches they produce, because that number alone can mean very little.



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It is not true that if you produce more then you earn more, otherwise the road, as you could guess, would be very simple to follow and it would be enough to simply take more orders.

These two elements of production data, unfortunately for many entrepreneurs, are not the same and producing more does not necessarily mean more profit.

Many entrepreneurs and industry producers often forget this concept.

Their solution to make more of their production is closely linked to “The more I produce = The more I earn”, and therefore the road they travel is that of taking more and more orders to increase production.

But obviously in the real world it does not work that way.

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How to Choose a Flexible Machine

If you’ve come across this article I’m sure it’s because you’re looking for more information on how to choose a flexible machine for your production department, or you’ve already begun evaluating the purchase.

Maybe you’re curious to learn more, looking for information to understand how they work, and trying to understand whether they may be suitable for your business.

Maybe you started with the idea of ​​buying a simple machine tool, a classic machining center like the ones you already have, but then you heard about flexible machines and they intrigued you.

Am I right?

If so, I have to say that I am really very happy for you, because you are about to discover a totally new world of production for everyone that uses machine tools.

A world that could revolutionize the results of your company forever.

Why do I say this?

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Below is what I wrote in 2016 commenting on data collected in 2015:

I took inspiration in writing this article from a different article published on November 22, 2016 in the  newspaper “GIORNALE DI BRESCIA” related to the study of the financial statements of companies from Brescia.  It was edited by the University of Brescia and Price Waterhouse & Coopers.  My purpose is to point out some elements and data that I found particularly interesting.

I took into consideration the 5 most important companies for turnover in Brescia in the Transfer Machines sector.  The names, in addition to PORTA SOLUTIONS, are:

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How to defeat your competitors using CNC flexible machines instead of classic Machining Centers and Transfer machines

The machine tool category has a very long history, but if analyzed well it makes you understand how the evolution and the needs of the market have led, over the years, to continuous improvements and new categories of machines.

If we look back in time and start from the beginning, there was only one category of machine tools that dominated the world of production.

Then, as markets became more specialized, sub-categories of other machines were born.

If you are a production manager, a machine tool user, an engineer and have worked in the Manufacturing industry for a while, you may have noticed with your own eyes how many different machine tools were born.

Let’s move on from:

Lathes and milling machines to identify the type of processing,

Then go to:

CNC Machining Centers and CNC Transfer Machines to identify the type of production.

The Machining Centers in turn are divided into vertical and horizontal and represent flexibility in person.

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How To Buy A Machining Center


Since machining centers were introduced into the world of production they have become the main choice for most companies.

On a global level they are definitely the most requested numerical control machine tools.  They have invaded production departments everywhere.

So, it is well known that most companies have this technology available and the approach and production strategies of these companies reflect the business model that these types of machine tools offer.

A very flexible business model, but not in favor of productivity and profitable fixed costs.

Obviously, this aspect should make you think…

If almost all production departments have this technology then your competitors will have the same technology as well.

And guess what?

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