There is a famous book written in the 1990s' entitled “The Machine That Changed the World" by James P. Womack. This book has become so famous that today it is considered a sacred manual for all those involved in the manufacturing world. James P. Womack was a young American graduate when he began to study the various production systems in the automotive world, inclu
More than 2,500 years ago the Greeks had already come to the conclusion that the world changes. "Everything flows" is one of the most famous phrases ever coined. The sense is that everything changes; the world, nature, but not only that... Also, the competition, the market in which you operate, the needs of your target customer, the production tools that work or d
The Flexible Production is known worldwide as Lean Manufacturing and represents a complete system that allow production according to the Just in Time concepts. That means produce only the sold quantity, without stock, to make the production more efficient. Obviously, the goal and purpose of the system is proven and valuable, so much so that a lot of companies are app
Do you know which primary characteristic a production company must have today to become competitive and win in this market? In reality, the characteristics are many and all fundamental, but there is one that is the most important and can, in both the medium and long term, make the real difference for your production department. The concepts of Flexible Production and Lean M
One of the most important issues in the production world is the one concerning the cost of Machining Centers, and Machine Tools in general, and how to succeed in amortizing this "cost" over a period of time. If you have come across this article most likely it is because you are starting to evaluate the purchase of a machine tool and you are surfing the internet to understand
After years of experience in this field, in the world of Lean Manufacturing, of machine tools and metal working, I came to understand a fundamental concept which helps me and my customers get extraordinary results. Most of the operators in the sector I usually approach look for a machine tool; making a selection among those present in the wide range the market offers today.