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Flexibility, family drive O-ring success
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LENEXA, Kan.—Family owned businesses are successful because they are quick and versatile with decision makers involved in all parts of the operation and on the front lines. O-ring Sales...
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LENEXA, Kan.—Family owned businesses are successful because they are quick and versatile with decision makers involved in all parts of the operation and on the front lines. LENEXA, Kan.—Family owned businesses are successful because they are quick and versatile with decision makers involved in all parts of the operation and on the front lines. $LENEXA, Kan.—Family owned businesses are successful because they are quick and versatile with decision makers involved in all parts of the operation and on the front lines.
Video: Laperriere addresses economic outlook
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Andrew A. Laperriere, CFA and head of policy research of Cornerstone Macro, presented an economic outlook at the 2016 International Silicone Conference. Laperriere addressed...
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Andrew A. Laperriere, CFA and head of policy research of Cornerstone Macro, presented an economic outlook at the 2016 International Silicone Conference. FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Andrew A. Laperriere, CFA and head of policy research of Cornerstone Macro, presented an economic outlook at the 2016 International Silicone Conference. $FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Andrew A. Laperriere, CFA and head of policy research of Cornerstone Macro, presented an economic outlook at the 2016 International Silicone Conference.
Analyst says silicone outlook looks promising
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—The outlook for silicones looks good in the coming years—at least that’s what one analyst is forecasting. Kent Furst, an industry analyst with the Freedonia Group,...
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—The outlook for silicones looks good in the coming years—at least that's what one analyst is forecasting. FAIRLAWN, Ohio—The outlook for silicones looks good in the coming years—at least that's what one analyst is forecasting. $FAIRLAWN, Ohio—The outlook for silicones looks good in the coming years—at least that's what one analyst is forecasting.
Walking the line of succession; Experts: Family must have formal plan in place early
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Only a third of family owned businesses successfully make the transition to a second generation, according to Michael Evans, national managing director of the Newport Board Group, a nationwide...
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Succession plans are a key to sustaining a family owned business, according to two leading experts. Succession plans are a key to sustaining a family owned business, according to two leading experts. $Succession plans are a key to sustaining a family owned business, according to two leading experts.
ContiTech to shut down belting operation in Greece
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VOLOS, Greece—ContiTech Imas S.A., the Greek subsidiary of ContiTech A.G., has stopped production of conveyor belts due to the continuing global economic downturn in commodity markets,...
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VOLOS, Greece—The Greek subsidiary of ContiTech has stopped production of conveyor belts due to the continuing global economic downturn in commodity markets. VOLOS, Greece—The Greek subsidiary of ContiTech has stopped production of conveyor belts due to the continuing global economic downturn in commodity markets. $VOLOS, Greece—The Greek subsidiary of ContiTech has stopped production of conveyor belts due to the continuing global economic downturn in commodity markets.
Four generations strong; Family is integral part of French Oil Mill's success
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PIQUA, Ohio—It is rare enough for a company to survive for more than a century. But as a family owned business? And a machinery manufacturer, in the technology driven, brutally competitive...
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PIQUA, Ohio—French Oil Mill Machinery is one of those rare companies that has reached its fourth generation of family ownership. PIQUA, Ohio—French Oil Mill Machinery is one of those rare companies that has reached its fourth generation of family ownership. $PIQUA, Ohio—French Oil Mill Machinery is one of those rare companies that has reached its fourth generation of family ownership.
Dow Corning's newest offerings hit market
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ANAHEIM, Calif.—Dow Corning Corp. showcased a number of products, including two new silicones, at the recent MDM West show in Anaheim. It unveiled Silastic Q7-78XX, a new series of...
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ANAHEIM, Calif.—Dow Corning Corp. showcased a number of products, including two new silicones, at the recent MDM West show in Anaheim. ANAHEIM, Calif.—Dow Corning Corp. showcased a number of products, including two new silicones, at the recent MDM West show in Anaheim. $ANAHEIM, Calif.—Dow Corning Corp. showcased a number of products, including two new silicones, at the recent MDM West show in Anaheim.
Raumedic realigns business units
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MILLS RIVER, N.C.—Raumedic A.G. has a new structure and a new manufacturing facility in the U.S. The firm has consolidated into two business units, from three, and in April opened its first...
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MILLS RIVER, N.C.—Raumedic has consolidated into two business units and in April opened its first U.S.-based manufacturing facility and North American headquarters in Mills River. MILLS RIVER, N.C.—Raumedic has consolidated into two business units and in April opened its first U.S.-based manufacturing facility and North American headquarters in Mills River. $MILLS RIVER, N.C.—Raumedic has consolidated into two business units and in April opened its first U.S.-based manufacturing facility and North American headquarters in Mills River.
Another strong year; Freudenberg reports growth in 2015
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DETROIT—Freudenberg S.E. is growing again. The Germany-based conglomerate reported sales growth for the sixth straight year, according to CEO Moshen Sohi. Freudenberg reported record revenue ...
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DETROIT—Freudenberg had sales growth for the sixth straight year, according to CEO Moshen Sohi, and reported record revenue and record profitability in 2016. DETROIT—Freudenberg had sales growth for the sixth straight year, according to CEO Moshen Sohi, and reported record revenue and record profitability in 2016. $DETROIT—Freudenberg had sales growth for the sixth straight year, according to CEO Moshen Sohi, and reported record revenue and record profitability in 2016.
Silicone in medical industry: Wear it's at; Future looks promising for wearable technology
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Silicone is changing the medical device world, one step at a time. As more and more consumers flock toward Fitbits and iWatches, devices that can monitor fitness on a rudimentary level, more...
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Silicone is changing the medical device world, one step at a time. Silicone is changing the medical device world, one step at a time. $Silicone is changing the medical device world, one step at a time.
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Four Quick Ways To Unlock Hidden Manufacturing Capacity

Published on March 18, 2013

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With the economic upturn, the times of low volume and rationalization are over. Volume is steadily rising for many, and manufacturers are now dealing with a different problem than cost-cutting—how to meet increasing demand after resource cuts and no new investments in productivity improvement in recent years. With your manufacturing operations already running close to capacity, the traditional ways of gaining new capacity is to make large capital investments, or to outsource some of the new manufacturing demand. These are challenging tactics as getting new resources in line will take time and there's no guarantee that the numbers will continue to climb.

You do, however, have a third option available to you. You can meet the increased demand by freeing up needed resources within your current operations. The key is identifying areas of improvement within your existing operations by accessing real-time manufacturing information, and utilizing actionable insight for manufacturing improvements.
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