When it comes to creating memorable wood ceilings, 9Wood scores a 10. Learn how this tech savvy suspended ceiling manufacturer brings beautiful and functional creations to life with the help of some equally savvy workshop automation.
We took the time to speak with Dustin Whisenant of Elite Woodoworks LLC in Somerville, AL. He has great insight into the power of optimizing saws and firsthand experience of the savings associated with defecting material in-house. Cutting parts with precision, reducing scrap waste, and saving money on their lumber bill each month has allowed Elite Woodworks LLC to grow from 3,600 to 8,600 square feet.
So you’re having FABTECH withdrawals, huh? Not to worry! We have some exciting metalworking news that’s sure to shear up your Tuesday morning. A few weeks back you read about how to integrate a TigerStop automated positioner on a Piranha Ironworker for accurate punching, but did you know you can also automate the shear section of your ironworker with a SawGear or other TigerStop systems? Keep reading, folks!
While an unlikely combination in the animal kingdom, the Piranha and the Tiger make for a powerful duo in the metalworking shop. The Piranha Ironworker and the TigerStop automated material positioner team up to give you one of the fastest and most accurate ironworking solutions on the market.
A growing trend in today’s marketplace is customization. While standardization still has a prominent role that meets most consumers' needs, there is a large population that would prefer custom. The problem with customization is the additional associated manufacturing costs. Custom designs typically result in a steeper price point, but today consumers want it the way they want it at a cost not much more than a one size fits all product. To make customization affordable, the key is to automate every step of the process from design to production while using precision automation. The following case study illustrates how Archways & Ceilings has done this with their custom range hoods.
Millwork 360 is a family run business specializing in custom mouldings, millwork, and interior and exterior doors. For such a relatively new business, the team opened doors in 2010, they have a remarkable track record, and will end 2016 with over $10,000,000 in revenues. An impressive feat for anyone.
A tree that can bear lumber is a terrible thing to waste. Yet, according to a USDA Forest Service study, every year an estimated 3.8 billion board feet of lumber that could potentially be milled from urban trees is instead cut into firewood, mulched, chipped or deposited into a landfill.
Take a look at FF Journal News' most recent Face Time interview featuring TigerStop founder and CEO, Spencer Dick. It details how implementing scrap reduction strategies can have a major impact on your bottom line.