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  1. Offered Foreman Position-Need Tips/Advice

    Started by steelsurgeon, 03-06-2021 07:41 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    foreman, position, business, shop, downsizing
    • Replies: 57
    • Views: 1,820
    03-08-2021, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  2. Air conditioning the shop

    Started by kpotter, 08-02-2017 09:06 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 20,689
    03-08-2021, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  3. Machinist Apprenticeship

    Started by jbhotrod, 03-08-2021 03:09 PM
    county, machine, machining, shop, trade
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 139
    03-08-2021, 03:09 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,567
    03-08-2021, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  4. Where can I find a "Take Pride in Your Work" poster?

    Started by jscpm, 12-17-2020 11:46 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 3,581
    03-07-2021, 03:02 PM Go to last post
  5. Used Machine discounts

    Started by josefodunga, 03-02-2021 11:50 AM
    center, info, machine, price, pricing
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,541
    03-04-2021, 11:04 PM Go to last post
  6. Suspected Chinese knockoff starting-what would you do?

    Started by Machinery_E, 05-05-2020 08:51 AM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    chinese, friend, order, parts, years
    • Replies: 103
    • Views: 12,115
    03-04-2021, 06:15 AM Go to last post
  7. Moving our machine shop from California to Idaho

    Started by kustomizer, 04-09-2020 08:42 PM
    59 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 59
    • Replies: 1,163
    • Views: 89,317
    03-03-2021, 09:22 PM Go to last post
  8. Something to replace outllook, free or paid email app.

    Started by 1953chevB, 08-12-2020 03:28 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    app, apps, email, recommendations, replaced
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 2,987
    03-03-2021, 06:46 PM Go to last post
  9. O.T. US.P.S. Is Failing to function.

    Started by mllud22, 02-11-2021 10:49 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    center, distribution, facility, regional, usps
    • Replies: 54
    • Views: 3,941
    03-03-2021, 02:31 PM Go to last post
  10. Shop ops management planning resources

    Started by dtbrown, 02-02-2021 03:01 PM
    bottlenecks, inventory, ops management, production planning, queues
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,251
    03-03-2021, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  11. Xometry-Who is doing it?

    Started by sknies, 06-25-2018 12:48 PM
    25 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 25
    • Replies: 481
    • Views: 86,139
    03-01-2021, 10:19 PM Go to last post
  12. Anyone ever deal with Parts Plus?

    Started by machinist man, 11-21-2011 03:30 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 16,204
    02-28-2021, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  13. PPP second draw. Who has applied?

    Started by Scruffy887, 02-25-2021 07:34 PM
    61%, apply, fine, form, sba
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 917
    02-27-2021, 08:37 AM Go to last post
  14. More Value - Foreman or Programmer?

    Started by dodgin, 11-20-2020 07:51 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    foreman, programmer, role, shop, work
    • Replies: 74
    • Views: 5,777
    02-25-2021, 01:20 PM Go to last post
  15. Cost accounting for tumblers and unattended gear?

    Started by Alberic, 02-14-2021 08:39 PM
    cost, rate, shop, time, tumblers
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,343
    02-22-2021, 03:44 PM Go to last post
  16. Time flys...when you're havin fun

    Started by dkmc, 02-09-2021 05:19 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,464
    02-20-2021, 10:24 AM Go to last post
  17. Machine Shop Layout Diagrams

    Started by rkwadd, 12-08-2014 08:59 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 16,010
    02-17-2021, 04:16 PM Go to last post
  18. USPS losing lots of packages.

    Started by Garwood, 12-21-2020 02:58 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 106
    • Views: 6,818
    02-15-2021, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  19. Who still does a Christmas party?

    Started by StreetSpeed, 12-20-2015 08:12 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    attendance, great, night, party, people
    • Replies: 81
    • Views: 11,756
    02-14-2021, 01:47 PM Go to last post
  20. Anyone getting busier right now?

    Started by DanASM, 04-03-2020 05:11 PM
    12 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 12
    • Replies: 228
    • Views: 26,934
    02-12-2021, 02:21 PM Go to last post
  21. Will you require employees to get covid vacine

    Started by Bill D, 01-24-2021 11:04 AM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    covid, employees, require, tested, vaccine
    • Replies: 135
    • Views: 6,908
    02-11-2021, 10:25 PM Go to last post
  22. Do your customers tell you what work you can do?

    Started by Fal Grunt, 02-03-2021 11:25 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    decide, experienced, make, parts, work
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 4,661
    02-09-2021, 08:25 AM Go to last post
  23. Employee incentives.

    Started by kuraki556, 06-20-2012 08:01 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 7,651
    02-07-2021, 01:15 AM Go to last post
  24. Web hosting and email service, who are you using?

    Started by wgnrr1, 01-26-2021 06:34 AM
    email, service, webmail, hosting, great
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,386
    02-06-2021, 11:12 PM Go to last post
  25. Tracking Work Related Vehicle Mileage.

    Started by TheBigLebowski, 01-30-2021 03:26 PM
    mileage, related, time, trip, work
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,245
    02-06-2021, 02:43 PM Go to last post
  26. Starting over in the shop, Hard times ahead?

    Started by wgnrr1, 12-22-2020 12:47 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    back, customers, shop, things, working
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 6,818
    02-04-2021, 11:47 PM Go to last post
  27. ERP Software advice

    Started by JohnBat, 05-02-2018 09:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    accounts, businesses, erp software, quotations, work
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 7,126
    02-04-2021, 03:30 PM Go to last post
  28. Hearing loss...

    Started by Phil in Montana, 01-30-2021 10:29 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,831
    02-01-2021, 06:27 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 753
    01-30-2021, 11:09 PM Go to last post
  29. Vaccination bottle necks

    Started by FredC, 12-30-2020 10:45 AM
    13 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 13
    • Replies: 245
    • Views: 9,973
    01-30-2021, 10:41 PM Go to last post
  30. Shop air lines... Suggestions

    Started by DanASM, 01-16-2021 08:47 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 100
    • Views: 6,458
    01-29-2021, 01:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 807
    01-29-2021, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  31. common interview questions?

    Started by blacklotus, 05-30-2019 12:04 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 8,562
    01-28-2021, 10:56 AM Go to last post
  32. Question on salaried employment

    Started by gwelo62, 03-21-2020 01:01 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    question, salaried, time, weekends, work
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 6,278
    01-26-2021, 03:07 PM Go to last post
  33. Okk mcv 660

    Started by GoodwinMachine, 01-26-2021 10:38 AM
    brandon, control, mcv, mitsubishi, okk
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 277
    01-26-2021, 10:38 AM Go to last post
  34. Finding an Auction (used machines)

    Started by boosted, 01-25-2021 05:07 PM
    auction, auctions, find, listed, machines
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 670
    01-25-2021, 07:24 PM Go to last post
  35. shop swag...thoughts?

    Started by tay2daizzo8, 01-13-2021 09:23 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 3,213
    01-25-2021, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  36. Help with GOV contracting.

    Started by JackatSDS, 12-16-2019 04:07 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    contracts, government, machining, managment, work
    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 7,772
    01-22-2021, 08:54 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 848
    01-20-2021, 10:00 AM Go to last post

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