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Discuss manufacturing and job shop business issues

  1. Addressing customers that don't follow instructions

    Started by mjk, 07-18-2018 09:14 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    customer, customers, discussion, mechanically, send
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,073
    07-19-2018, 09:57 AM Go to last post
  2. Stupidest thing an employee ever said

    Started by hesstool, 10-25-2008 02:14 PM
    21 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 21
    • Replies: 416
    • Views: 68,295
    07-19-2018, 09:55 AM Go to last post
  3. non-compete Agreements

    Started by Flute Maker, 03-15-2018 10:22 PM
    agreement, agreements, find, non-compete, place
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,257
    07-18-2018, 08:57 PM Go to last post
  4. I could use some fatherly advise...

    Started by Jashley73, 07-18-2018 05:35 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    family, home, job, people, work
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,107
    07-18-2018, 08:15 PM Go to last post
  5. How do you determine how well your shop is doing by gut or numbers?

    Started by Jetrocket, 07-16-2018 06:58 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    curiosity, determine, gut, numbers, shop
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 1,026
    07-17-2018, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  6. Xometry-Who is doing it?

    Started by sknies, 06-25-2018 11:48 AM
    making, money, recent, reviews, wheels
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,386
    07-17-2018, 09:02 AM Go to last post
  7. Encouraging apprentices to make their own tools.

    Started by otrlt, 02-11-2017 11:40 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 83
    • Views: 8,203
    07-16-2018, 07:21 PM Go to last post
  8. Son is moving on. Need to hire new help. Best method for job posting?

    Started by wrustle, 02-06-2018 10:25 AM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 108
    • Views: 11,794
    07-15-2018, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  9. Issue with the MSC Direct website

    Started by clarnibass, 07-09-2018 08:33 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,386
    07-15-2018, 09:35 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 171
    07-15-2018, 12:09 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 886
    07-14-2018, 03:31 PM Go to last post
  10. So here I am 52, no children, what to do with my stuff

    Started by kustomizer, 06-06-2018 07:44 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 8,316
    07-08-2018, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  11. Air Conditioning for Small Shop--Window Units vs Something Else

    Started by munruh, 06-03-2018 08:55 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 3,570
    07-07-2018, 04:38 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,158
    07-06-2018, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  12. Role definition - foreman - service manager

    Started by Stirling, 07-04-2018 01:25 PM
    buissness, role, roles, separate, service
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 408
    07-04-2018, 04:01 PM Go to last post
  13. What bank do you guys use?

    Started by TiTillIdie, 06-28-2018 08:02 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    bank, big, business, card, credit
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 1,623
    07-02-2018, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  14. How to bring heat treating in house.

    Started by Dualkit, 06-25-2018 10:43 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    gas, heat, oven, treating, wondering
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 2,512
    06-30-2018, 11:03 PM Go to last post
  15. Wanting to start a small shop, common question I'm sure, advice appreciated!

    Started by RevK, 10-20-2016 09:21 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    job, machines, miss, shop, working
    • Replies: 97
    • Views: 19,741
    06-28-2018, 05:39 PM Go to last post
  16. Electric company problems

    Started by rustedhooks, 06-22-2018 05:53 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    amp, company, machines, phase, power
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,517
    06-26-2018, 05:36 PM Go to last post
  17. Is having your shop on your homestead a handicap/detrimental?

    Started by pgmrmike, 06-23-2018 03:01 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    customers, expand, home, property, shop
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,930
    06-25-2018, 04:29 PM Go to last post
  18. Small Shop Space in Northern Ohio

    Started by zipfactor, 06-20-2018 09:07 AM
    area, found, shop, small, space
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 535
    06-21-2018, 06:54 AM Go to last post
  19. When to fix old machines. (Brown and Sharpe Screw machines)

    Started by harjonmfg, 06-05-2015 04:27 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 11,086
    06-20-2018, 09:28 AM Go to last post
  20. Union machinists......Seattle...

    Started by Doug, 02-14-2018 06:36 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    cnc, gear, machinists, union, works
    • Replies: 116
    • Views: 11,921
    06-18-2018, 04:27 PM Go to last post
  21. Massive Seattle gear producer's sons fire all without notice, to cash out

    Started by Glug, 02-15-2018 10:09 AM
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 11
    • Replies: 208
    • Views: 18,909
    06-18-2018, 12:41 PM Go to last post
  22. Determining shop hourly rates, and jobs that fall under that rate

    Started by Econdron, 01-27-2017 06:46 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    average, expenses, hourly, jobs, rates
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 7,072
    06-18-2018, 09:06 AM Go to last post
  23. Assistance with Marking & MIL-STD-130

    Started by paris_tj, 06-13-2018 06:45 PM
    lacquer, mil-std-130, part, text, white
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 758
    06-16-2018, 09:37 PM Go to last post
  24. Alternatives to Quick Books

    Started by Joe Miranda, 06-12-2018 10:29 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    action, bookkeeping, software, switching, wondering
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,318
    06-14-2018, 06:25 PM Go to last post
  25. Aluminum Prices Up Again

    Started by Mickey_D, 06-05-2018 08:21 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    aluminum, order, pass, pound, size
    • Replies: 55
    • Views: 3,602
    06-14-2018, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  26. Oil absorbent question

    Started by gear cutter, 06-14-2018 07:00 AM
    absorbent, dry, oil, saturated, wet
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 449
    06-14-2018, 07:17 AM Go to last post
  27. Workload drop off

    Started by solidworkscadman, 05-21-2018 01:31 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 155
    • Views: 12,362
    06-13-2018, 03:04 PM Go to last post
  28. Hiring Employess - How do you know the right one?

    Started by Zahnrad Kopf, 04-07-2018 02:22 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    abilities, capabilities, chosen, possibilities, skills
    • Replies: 80
    • Views: 10,770
    06-13-2018, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  29. Opening A New Machine Shop

    Started by ShoreMachining, 05-31-2018 07:15 AM
    business, machine, shop, start, started
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,349
    06-12-2018, 08:06 AM Go to last post
  30. Looking for Rigger recomendations close to me

    Started by Fulcircleny, 06-08-2018 07:48 AM
    bit, close, move, shop, worth
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 518
    06-11-2018, 11:07 AM Go to last post
  31. Any Job Shop Consultants Here?

    Started by ShopPLanner, 06-09-2018 09:42 AM
    consultants, development, job, professional, touch
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 950
    06-10-2018, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  32. Video for Teaching Single Blocking Proving Programs

    Started by munruh, 05-31-2018 08:30 PM
    feed, pot, programs, single, video
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 739
    06-06-2018, 08:15 AM Go to last post
  33. ERP Software advice

    Started by JohnBat, 05-02-2018 08:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    accounts, businesses, erp software, quotations, work
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,207
    06-05-2018, 09:36 PM Go to last post
  34. insert cost

    Started by Mad Mazak, 05-31-2018 03:01 PM
    carbide, cost, increase, talk, tariffs
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,633
    06-03-2018, 10:22 PM Go to last post
  35. Possibly a New Haimer record

    Started by SIM, 04-18-2018 11:42 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 3,165
    06-03-2018, 12:04 PM Go to last post
  36. Storing sold equipment

    Started by Houndogforever, 05-31-2018 10:08 AM
    press, punch, response, told, week
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 698
    05-31-2018, 10:34 AM Go to last post
  37. Lightbulb Increasing employees "drive" and "enthusiasm" to work

    Started by Martin.C, 03-28-2018 04:30 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    bonus, employees, incentives, people, work
    • Replies: 90
    • Views: 14,246
    05-30-2018, 07:05 AM Go to last post

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