Manufacturing Industry Trends for 2019

Manufacturing Industry Trends for 2019

This is the time of year to look back and prepare for the future. There is value in reviewing the successes and mistakes of the past year and in looking at where opportunities may lie in the future. This has been a good year in metal fabrication and manufacturing and...
Is a Fabrication, Manufacturing and Production Welding Career for You?

Is a Fabrication, Manufacturing and Production Welding Career for You?

Welding has played a significant role in man’s ability to create and build since the Bronze Age. Today, it remains a critical aspect of metal fabrication and manufacturing. A career in welding is part art and part science and is a rewarding vocation both...
Business Process Management for an Evolving Manufacturing Marketplace

Business Process Management for an Evolving Manufacturing Marketplace

In this third post in our series of articles discussing the benefits of creating a culture of process management and root cause analysis, we are going to focus more on the topic of Business Process Management (BPM) and Manufacturing Process Management (MPM). As the...
How to Perform a Root Cause Analysis for Your Metal Fabrication Product Problem

How to Perform a Root Cause Analysis for Your Metal Fabrication Product Problem

In our last article, we welcomed Joe Weimer as Quality Director at Wiley Metal. We mentioned that Joe has experience with process improvement and root cause analysis. We briefly explained the definition of each. Here, we want to delve a bit deeper into root cause...
Why Creating a Culture of Process Management and Root Cause Analysis Is Important

Why Creating a Culture of Process Management and Root Cause Analysis Is Important

In our quest for constant and proactive improvement, Wiley Metal is pleased to welcome Joe Weimer to our team as new Quality Director. Joe, or “JDub” brings over 10 years of various manufacturing experience to Wiley Metal. He has served as a Quality Engineer, Quality...
The New Definition of Skilled Workers in Manufacturing

The New Definition of Skilled Workers in Manufacturing

If the conversations during and after the IMTS 2018 (International Manufacturing Trade Show) held in Chicago in September are any indication, digitalization in manufacturing should be a foregone conclusion. How and when it precisely takes place may still need to be...