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A guide to quality standards for industrial welding

Welding is a hugely important technique. Most things we use in everyday life, including cars, have been joined together with a welding tool.

In industry, welding is just as important and is used in the construction of HVAC systems and architectural structure.

How to select the best waterjet cutter

Selecting a waterjet is a tricky business. There are a variety of different waterjet cutter machines available, so it is important to balance your must-have

By making sure you choose the right piece of equipment you can avoid making an expensive mistake.

Safety issues when working in a retail warehouse

Working in a retail warehouse is often seen as an easy job that almost anybody can do, but to be successful at it, you’ll need

According to the US Department of Labor, as many as 20,000 warehouse workers are injured in forklift accidents alone each year and around 100 people are killed in those forklift accidents each year.

EEF launches new lean academy

The LMJ editorial staff travelled up to Birmingham to experience EEF’s lean crash course at the organisation’s training centre.

Steve Chicken, manufacturing growth director at EEF is running the new programme at the Aston-based facility to teach SMEs about the valuable ways lean can help businesses.

Cut the ninja nonsense

Dr Steve Chicken CEng MIED, manufacturing growth director at EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, explores the sensitive subject of why the vocabulary of lean can hinder

Dr Steve Chicken CEng MIED, manufacturing growth director at EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, explores the sensitive subject of why the vocabulary of lean can hinder a successful implementation.

Lean’s future: toys or degrees?

Ian Machan discusses what the best ideas for developing lean are. Would we best served in investing in the future or seeking to better what

Ian Machan discusses what the best ideas for developing lean are.

Break the Cycle

Russell Ackoff had a profound capacity for using stories to educate his audiences about the basic concepts of managing systems, both in his lectures and

The challenge, of course, is determining what is right to do, for such a label is far too easy to apply.