Did you know that the manufacturing industry is fighting back after years of stagnant growth? The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that the industry has increased 2% over the last few years. A small gain, but a significant gain nonetheless. Controversy surrounds how to increase this growth, though. Productivity is an important aspect of improving gains, and one way to improve productivity is through better quality parts.
Here are three parts important to the manufacturing industry, as well as the controversies they represent when it comes to productivity.
1. Nylon Nuts
Nylon nuts are not made completely out of nylon. Instead, the nut has a nylon insert that acts as a lock for the nut. This can prevent nuts and screws from coming apart. Continue reading “Three Controversies in Manufacturing Hardware”