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Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

FMEA stands for Failure Mode and Effects Analysis. This is a complex and important process for manufacturing operations to perform. This process can be lengthy, but the rewards that come from it are worth the wait.  In a recent USA Manufacturing Hour Chat on Twitter, Host, Nigel Packer, from Pelatis Online led a discussion on FMEA and its benefits.

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Work-Related Travel

Travel for work has made a huge comeback in the last two years. When traveling with work, it’s important to plan. In a recent USA Manufacturing Hour Chat, Host Anna Scheller from Capri Temporary Housing led a discussion on some tips to properly prepare and reduce stress when traveling for work.

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Black Friday Preparation for Manufacturers

The holidays are quickly approaching and that means Black Friday is right around the corner! As consumers are preparing by scoping out the deals they want to get, a lot of preparation goes into the other side of things. Manufacturers and distributors have a lot of planning to do to get ready for the holiday. In a recent USA Manufacturing hour chat on twitter, Kirsten Austin from DCSC Inc. led a discussion on this topic.

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Balancing Work and Enjoyment: Strategies for Productive Holiday Travel

The holidays are a time full of family, fun, and travel. Work-life balance is an important thing to focus on during this time. Prioritizing personal time is important, but taking the proper steps leading up to time off during the holiday season will keep your work life running smoothly. In a recent USA Manufacturing hour, host, Pavel Stepanov from VirtuDesk, led a discussion on this topic.

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How to Overcome Challenges

Everybody faces challenges, big and small. It is important to have the tools to overcome all types of challenges. In a recent USA Manufacturing Hour, Kirsten Austin from DCSC Inc. led a discussion on overcoming challenges.

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Planning for Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day is the first Friday of October every year. For manufacturers that participate in the holiday festivities, planning for events, campaigns, etc., must start early. As Manufacturing Day is approaching in the coming months, the USA manufacturing hour chat discussed what their plans are, along with some strategies that go into planning campaigns that may be related to Manufacturing Day. Host, Ben Nordman, from Obsidian Manufacturing led the discussion on this topic.

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The Last Mile - How Last-Mile Delivery is Evolving and How to Stay Ahead

It can be argued that the most important aspect of the delivery process is getting the product to its final destination. The process is complex and can involve multiple steps and strategies. The final stage in the delivery process is also referred to as “The Last-Mile”. In this USA Manufacturing Hour on Twitter, Host, Brett Kramer from FreightPOP, led a chat that discussed last-mile delivery. 

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Fiction to Reality: Unveiling Manufacturing Inspired by the Transformers Movie

Manufacturing holds relevance in so many different industries. So much of our daily lives can be circled back to manufacturing in one way or another. It is important for us to keep ourselves knowledgeable about the manufacturing industry, and the best way to do that is to relate it to fun topics. One interesting way that we can look at the industry is in relation to movies.

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The Importance of Reviews and Testimonials in Manufacturing

Customer reviews and testimonials mean a lot for manufacturing companies. It is important for manufacturers to pay close attention to the reviews and testimonials your company receives, as it has a big impact on the image of your brand. In a recent USA Manufacturing hour on twitter, Host Chris Giglio from Rovere Media led a discussion on how customer reviews and testimonials.

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Getting Feedback from Your Team

It is important for businesses to welcome feedback from their employees/team. Getting feedback is a great opportunity for growth. Does your company have the proper set up for feedback? In a recent chat for USA Manufacturing Hour on Twitter, Host Kelley Plats from North American Coating Laboratories in Ohio, led a discussion about getting feedback from employees.

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