Case Studies

What Are The Seven Wastes Of Lean?

What Are The Seven Wastes Of Lean?

Case Study - 2 min read

The seven forms of waste is a concept within Lean management that can help you reduce waste and save money for your business.  Reducing waste is essential for every company. Wasteful activities can lead to a decrease in profits, unnecessary environmental impacts, decreased employee satisfaction, and overall reduction in quality.

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What Problems Might You Experience When Joining Different Metals Together?

What Problems Might You Experience When Joining Different Metals Together?

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Obviously, not all metals are constructed in the same way. They all have different structures and metallic combinations and come in different weights and properties that need to be considered. Some metals melt at a higher temperature than others, while others are so heavy that care needs to be taken when combining them. Today, we’re going to look at the problems you might experience when joining different metals together.     Galvanic corrosion This is...

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What is Industry 4.0?

What is Industry 4.0?

Case Study - 1 min read

The fourth industrial revolution (hence ‘Industry 4.0’) refers to the automation of traditional manufacturing techniques and practices.

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How Does The Fuel Type Affect Automotive Design?

How Does The Fuel Type Affect Automotive Design?

Case Study - 2 min read

Let's face it - we need to continue powering our cars, whether that be via petrol, electricity, or some other form of juice. We’re yet to see flying cars that work on cold fusion criss-crossing the skyline with limitless energy, after all. Indeed, even in 2021, fossil fuels remain the most popular way to propel vehicles. There are five major types of fuel that power our cars today. But how they are shaping the future of the automotive industry?

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What Is Lean Production And How Could It Benefit You?

What Is Lean Production And How Could It Benefit You?

Case Study - 2 min read

It’s a perennial problem for manufacturers. How do you reduce waste as far as possible? Waste can never be eliminated - it is part and parcel of producing anything. But it shouldn’t unnecessarily impact the environment or prove detrimental to your team’s productivity. Thankfully, there has been a concerted effort among manufacturers to implement what is known as ‘lean production’. It could help your business considerably.

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Gestamp Tallent

Gestamp Tallent

Case Study - 2 min read

Gestamp is an international group dedicated to the design, development and manufacture of metal automotive components. It operates a number of factories in the UK, supplying directly to high-profile car makers including Jaguar, Volkswagen and Volvo.

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