Why It Is Important To Turn Overstock And Surplus Items Into Cash Now

October 1, 2018

Now that summer is over and everyone is back to work this is the perfect time to help your business and your bottom line by turning surplus items into cash. Most companies have conducted an inventory and have come up with a variety of "treasures" that the owner asks "where in the world did that stuff come from?" From a safety point of view it is important to clean everything that could affect the plant heating system when it is turned on or could possibly be partially blocking an exit. It is amazing at how much can get piled on and around the heating system "just for a few days" and is still there months later.  You want your employees to work in a safe environment so gather all of your new "treasures" in a safe place.  Members are able to work with the...

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How Are Log Exports to Asia Affecting Your Business

September 4, 2018

Americans have always looked to export logs to help increase the bottom line for their company.  In the past it was primarily a small number of high quality veneer logs that were exported.  All that changed a few years ago when the Chinese government made it illegal to harvest logs with...

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HOW YOU CAN BENEFIT FROM WALKING IWF SHOW IN ATLANTA, GA

August 16, 2018

The International Woodworking Fair (IWF) is held every two years in Atlanta, GA.  It is the largest woodworking fair in North  America.  Companies from around the world will be exhibiting the latest products and technologies.  The majority of the equipment will be fully operat...

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Will New Trucking Regulations Eliminate Lean Manufacturing in Woodworking Plants?

July 16, 2018

Over the last 20 years woodworking facilities have worked extremely hard to implement Lean Manufacturing in order to improve efficiency, eliminate waste, and improve delivery and profitability.  Besides changing the mind-set of employees, one of the key components of Lean Manufacturing is ju...

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Today's Customer

July 16, 2018

The customer of today is much different than they were ten years ago. In the past your customer would place an order for six months of product along with release schedules.  Today it is much different.  Due to different marketing techniques and cash flow restrictions today's customer is...

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