Your Used Coordinate Measuring Machine Buying Guide

Your quality assurance department depends on competitive metrology equipment and at the centerpiece is the coordinate measuring machine. While automotive and aerospace industries have led the way demanding more accurate quality control measures from their suppliers, many sectors are following suit and shops that have previously done their measuring with gages are moving toward coordinate … Continue reading Your Used Coordinate Measuring Machine Buying Guide

Training Personnel on Coordinate Measuring Machines

Coordinate measuring machines are essential measuring instruments for industry, but when you invest in one for your shop’s quality assurance department, it’s important to take into account who is going to operate and program it. A certified metrologists may not be in your budget, and in order to even begin the certification process, they need … Continue reading Training Personnel on Coordinate Measuring Machines

Satisfying Green Initiatives In The Petroleum Industry

It may not come as a surprise that many individuals would consider an eco-friendly oil industry more of an oxymoron than a reality. At a time when the construction and maintenance of controversial pipelines across North America are earning harsh criticisms from the public—particularly that of the recent spill contaminating the North Saskatchewan River—the petroleum … Continue reading Satisfying Green Initiatives In The Petroleum Industry

Boards Need Better Tools to Question Strategy

In an extensive report on the challenges facing organizations last year, Deloitte outlined the question of strategy and the board’s role in questioning and shaping it. While many strategy skeptics claim that organizations should focus on flexibility and adaptability in today’s volatile economic and political climate, Deloitte’s report writers argued that strategy is more important … Continue reading Boards Need Better Tools to Question Strategy