Business Logistics

This month I want to discuss costs in a little more depth.This month I want to discuss costs in a little more depth.

In a lot of ways, I grew up in the industry as this was the family business. My uncle and father were home builders. In the mid 1970’s they were having problems getting lumber and trusses delivered on schedule, so they started a lumber yard and then bought a truss plant.

One component manufacturer’s designers share their experiences

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As our industry prepares to gather together in Columbus, Ohio, for BCMC 2019, we thought it would be insightful to look back over the past decade at some of component manufacturing’s crowning achievements.

The dramatic growth in participation has made our discussions livelier and more valuable and has allowed more component manufacturers (CMs) across the country to share their unique experiences and points of view.

This year's upcoming BCMC Show promises to be the biggest show our industry has hosted since the downturn, and a lot is being planned to bring significant value to every attendee.

Spotlight on Manufacturing Efficiency with 4Ward Design & Labor

More than 80 percent of manufacturers are concerned about meeting workforce demands over the next five years. As the gap between available skilled labor and the number of open jobs continues to grow, top component manufacturers are exploring proactive ways to streamline their processes, improve employee training and growth, and increase overall productivity.