Excel Ray Vision

Manufacturing Superheros and eXcel-Ray Vision

Nearly every manufacturing facility that I have ever visited has superheroes. These individuals are the ones that on a daily basis, squeeze one more production order into an already overbooked production...
s&op is back

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP): Back and Better Than Ever!

Twenty plus years ago, one of the hot topics in manufacturing was Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP). Word got out into the market that a few of the larger manufacturers were...
Wesco is building the Effective Enterprise

WESCO’s Central Source of Information is Critical for Success

Founded in 1975 as a family business in western Europe, WESCO is now an international leader in children’s development products. Their vision is that every child has the right to grow...
3D Printing for Medical Devices

Is 3D Printing the Wave of the Future?

The medical device industry has a proven and storied history of innovation. One of the more recent trends in that evolution is the concept of additive manufacturing or 3D printing. Unlike...