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Video: Conquering Short Run Manufacturing Challenges

Posted by IQMS Manufacturing ERP Software on Thu, Oct 08, 2015 @ 09:57 AM

Donnelly Custom Manufacturing specializes in short run injection molding with thermoplastics for industrial OEMs. Because the manufacturer is constantly changing materials (Donnelly handles more than 1,000 different resins, dies and inserts), short run manufacturing presents a unique set of challenges.

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Washington D.C. Week in Manufacturing – October 7, 2015

Posted by IQMS Manufacturing ERP Software on Wed, Oct 07, 2015 @ 08:32 AM

Personal Spending Sees Another Modest Increase in August
Personal income and spending increased by 0.4 percent in  August, mirroring the gain seen in July, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Both durable and nondurable goods were higher for the month (up 1.2 percent and 0.6 percent, respectively), with motor vehicles and parts helping to buoy the durable goods purchasing numbers. Personal income also grew in August, but at its lowest increase in five months (0.3 percent). In general, the data suggests that Americans are increasing spending modestly, but at a slower rate of purchasing than seen in late 2014. To learn more, visit

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How One Medical Manufacturer Solved Its Quality Control Challenges

Posted by Nicole Smith on Thu, Oct 01, 2015 @ 08:51 AM

The Challenge:
Apple Rubber Products, Inc. manufacturers rubber components, such as o-rings and seals, for the medical device and aerospace industries. As an AS9100C, ISO 9001 and RoHS compliant manufacturer with a Class 7 (10000) cleanroom, Apple Rubber understands the importance of quality control, full lot traceability, safety and part reliability.

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