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Stop Reacting: Efficient Production Needs Proactive Grinding

Posted by Robert Rourke on Jun 24, 2015 10:27:00 AM

It doesn’t matter what type of manufacturing you’re in. Optimal production efficiency is a goal you should always strive for.

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Topics: paper manufacturers, roll grinding services, precision grinding, roll grinding, production efficiency

That's A Mistake: Using Two Roll Grinding Providers

Posted by Robert Rourke on Jun 10, 2015 11:11:00 AM

The importance of precision roll grinding can’t be emphasized enough. Perfectly maintained rolls have an enormous impact on the quality of your product and the efficiency with which you produce it

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Topics: roll grinding company, paper manufacturers, paper industry, precision grinding, roll grinding, production efficiency

Saving $1M+ In Yield: Precision Grinding For The Paper Mill

Posted by Robert Rourke on May 28, 2015 12:05:00 PM

Coated board is a premium “paper” that requires high printability. Without precision roll grinding, high-quality sheets are rarely produced consistently over time. One of the most modern mills in the paper industry learned this empirically.

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Topics: roll grinding company, paper manufacturers, paper industry, precision grinding, roll grinding, production efficiency

The 8.9% Risk To Tensile Strength: A Case In Roll Grinding

Posted by Robert Rourke on May 13, 2015 2:44:19 PM

For some time, the newspaper industry has had issues with four-color printing, and the culprit is poor roll grinding.

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Topics: roll grinding company, paper manufacturers, roll grinding services, paper industry, precision grinding, roll grinding

Fight For Your Customers: Demand Precision Grinding

Posted by Robert Rourke on Mar 19, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Precision grinding has always been important to the success of paper manufacturers, but that significance has grown over the years.

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Struggling Roll Grind Providers: 3 Tips To Assess Your Partner

Posted by Robert Rourke on Mar 5, 2015 10:30:00 AM

In recent months, roll grinding companies and OEMs have faced difficult times. With precision grinding standards becoming even more meticulous, many providers simply do not have a way to keep pace with industry demands.

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Prices Down, Demand Up: Plastic Manufacturers Fight Loss

Posted by Robert Rourke on Jan 29, 2015 2:14:00 PM

As the first month of the New Year comes to a close, an analysis of 2014 shows that plastic prices have declined while demand has improved. Why? Plastic manufacturers have been forced to battle profit loss, while the market has improved for consumers.

As Plastics Technology magazine explains, “Lower feedstock costs, improved availability of both feedstocks and resins with the conclusion of plant shutdowns (planned or not), along with a general improvement in demand, has brought about some price relief.”

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21.8% Drop In Rubber Prices Stings Rubber Manufacturers

Posted by Robert Rourke on Jan 9, 2015 12:36:00 PM

While the rubber manufacturing industry has grown over 30% in the last five years, overall profitability is taking a massive hit. The industry as a whole is producing more than its customers’ demand, which has resulted in a 21.8% drop in rubber prices in the span of only six months. In September alone, month-over-month prices dropped 11.1%.

The table below shows the price of rubber per pound from May to October 2014:

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40 Million Credit Cards In A Day: Plastics Manufacturing Demand Up

Posted by Robert Rourke on Dec 18, 2014 2:30:00 PM

In the last year, massive security breaches compromising credit and debit card information have created a wave of new demand in the plastics manufacturing industry. Across just two large retailers – Target and The Home Depot – 96 million credit cards needed to be replaced. And one security breach on Black Friday led to demand for 40 million cards at once.

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Boost Production Efficiency As Tire Demand Increases 31%

Posted by Robert Rourke on Dec 4, 2014 1:30:00 PM

IBISWorld released its Tire Manufacturing market research report in July, unveiling its latest findings in the sector heavily tied to the rubber manufacturing industry. With roughly 31% growth over the last five years and the increasing prevalence of fuel-efficient tires and new innovations, your production efficiency and quality must meet the needs of your customers for you to succeed.

 

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