Estimating. From our parents, to our children, to a deli clerk halfway around the world, everyone is estimating something daily. In general, estimating is a computation of a value. In its everyday use we often compute the value in our heads. Like when you’re at the grocery store and trying to calculate how much chicken, burgers, and hot dogs you’ll need for the next day’s barbeque. You give it your best guess, and in most cases, that’s good enough. Uncle Jim will survive if there’s no more hot dogs left. (more…)
There nothing more frustrating for a manufacturer than spending hours, days, even weeks on a quote package only to find out you were not awarded the job. What a kick in the gut. What’s worse is if you find out the reason for losing the bid was because the quote was submitted too late …Read More!
Cost estimating sheet metal fabrication and fabricated parts and products generally consists of a few basic manufacturing processes namely, cutting a blank to size, brake forming, welding, grinding, deburring and finishing (whether it be chemical coating or painting.) …Read More!
While many professionals in the sheet metal business can agree on all of the following safety issues, there are times that “common sense ” is sometimes overlooked. Much of managing and implementing proper safety standards and procedures begins by …Read More!