Posts Tagged ‘re shoring’

Re-Shored (No Boat???)

Posted by | Filed under Manufacturing, Material | Aug 17, 2012 | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Re-Shored (No Boat???)

I recently blogged about the re-shoring presentation I’m doing at the SPE conference in Grand Rapids.  And as I’m preparing the presentation another re-shored project shows up.  Not exactly the client partnership you want but this client gives us an order occasionally and of course we are happy to produce it for them.  After some investigation we learned […]

Shepherd Presenting at SPE Conference

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community | Jul 13, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Shepherd Presenting at SPE Conference

Headquarters Hotel   The Amway Grand Plaza is conveniently located in the heart of the downtown Grand Rapids business and entertainment district.   Phone1-800-253-3590 for reservations.  Request theSPE room rate of $149. Quick Links View the Program Exhibitor Information See Who’s Exhibiting Register Now Hotel Information Visit the Website Conference Contacts: Haydn Forward Conference Chair E:  hforward@smi-mfg.com Ph: […]

Another Re-shored Customer for a Robotics WIP Tray

Posted by | Filed under Design, Manufacturing | Apr 19, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Another Re-shored Customer for a Robotics WIP Tray

We recently engineered a WIP (work in process) tray for a global bearing company.   The trays had previously been produced in Japan, however the customer wanted a local supplier with the technical accuracy needed to interface with their robotics.  The customer also needed 6 different trays for the project.  Combine all these concerns and you come […]

Containers returning to China are not completely empty!

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Design, Manufacturing | Dec 9, 2011 | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Containers returning to China are not completely empty!

With all the talk about losing manufacturing to off-shore, it’s nice to get a job that could have been produce off-shore.  Recently we designed and produced a tray for a customer where the product (being put in the tray) is manufactured in Hong Kong.  The customers high tech part required packaging that would protect it and keep it stable throughout the shipping process to […]

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