product design

5 Tips for Getting Custom Equipment for End-Users

5 Factory Automation Sourcing Best Practices

If you’re an end-user manufacturer, why go outside for custom factory automation? End-users are experts at operating factories, but typically have limited expertise and little interest in designing custom equipment. A few end-users view manufacturing equipment as a competitive advantage and feel they must use in-house equipment design expertise. For these situations, it usually still […]

How to Select a Custom Manufacturing Equipment Supplier

How to Select a Custom Manufacturing Equipment Supplier

In our Off-the-Shelf (OTS) Equipment Suppliers blog – part of our How to Find the Right Custom Manufacturing Equipment Partner series –  we discussed how OTS might be the right fit for you as the fastest and least expensive option. When there isn’t an OTS option, however, it’s time to determine how to get the […]

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Tips for the early phase for laser processing

Mark Turner, CEO of Turner Laser Systems (TLS) has started a blog series to walk you through the key steps and challenges in laser process development. The first article focuses on the early phase when you’ve just discovered laser as a potential solution for your product. If you have been considering laser technology as a […]