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Detailed inspection processes limit part variability

Detailed inspection processes limit part variability

We all make mistakes. Making mistakes is part of life, but when we’re working on mission critical parts for our customers at Swiss-Tech we know even small errors or variations in our manufacturing process could have major impacts on those parts. In addition to our robust planning process for onboarding […]

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Robust Launch Process Minimizes Manufacturing Variability

Robust Launch Process Minimizes Manufacturing Variability

In manufacturing – just like in nature – no two things are ever the same. But during the production of precision components our ability to control that process keeps any variation between the parts within limits that meet our customer’s expectations. Understanding the causes of any possible variation and planning […]

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The 6S System – a Key Lean Manufacturing Tool at the Foundation of Continuous Improvement Initiatives

The 6S System – a Key Lean Manufacturing Tool at the Foundation of Continuous Improvement Initiatives

Building a house, with all of the different parts – from the framing and electrical to the roof and the drywall – has some similarities to how Swiss-Tech views the structure for Continuous Improvement.  Just like you’d start with the foundation when building a house, the foundation of our Continuous […]

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Maintaining Employee Safety & Confidence During COVID-19

Maintaining Employee Safety & Confidence During COVID-19

Needless to say, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a variety of new challenges for businesses of all shapes and sizes. For the manufacturing industry, specifically, this has meant devoting considerable resources toward protecting employee and environmental health and safety. Here at Swiss-Tech, we’re committed to keeping our employees safe and […]

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Gemba walking our way to open communication, employee engagement

Gemba walking our way to open communication, employee engagement

Communication is key to any type of relationship – including a manufacturing department working on several projects simultaneously. Our employees at Swiss-Tech are like family to us, and each department is like a family unit themselves. All of that is fostered through open communication and mutual respect. In order to […]

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Enhancing our Quality at the Source process

Enhancing our Quality at the Source process

Anyone who cooks knows that from the first ingredient going in the pot to serving up the first bowl, the best way to guarantee the meal turns out tasty is to check it and adjust as you go. Just like you’d add some more oregano to a simmering spaghetti sauce […]

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