Lean manufacturing: Why you do not have to start from the machine tool

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.

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 one

PORTA SOLUTIONS OVERTAKES GNUTTI TRANSFER

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 pur

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 m