WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN KAIZEN, SIX SIGMA, AND LEAN?

We all hear these words tossed around, especially in presentations about strategy and key initiatives for the next quarter. Too often we use them interchangeably and incorrectly, sometimes implying that […]

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HOW TO STORE AEROSOL SPRAY CANS IN THE WORKPLACE

Aerosol spray cans are an invaluable tool in just about any workshop. Touch-up, clean-up, maintenance, insulation, and many other applications are made quicker and easier with these handheld, self-dispensing systems. […]

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STRONG HOLD RECEIVES MHEDA MVS AWARD FOR 2019

STRONG HOLD RECEIVES INDUSTRY AWARD FOR WORK WITH DISTRIBUTORS LOUISVILLE, KY – Strong Hold has earned the prestigious MVS (Most Valuable Supplier) Award for achievements in 2018. The MVS Award […]

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Benefits of Organizing a Tool Board

BENEFITS OF AN ORGANIZED TOOL BOARD

DOES THIS SOUND FAMILIAR? “Aaaahhhhhh!!! They took my square again!!”One of our shop workers was obviously upset by something. “Who’s they?” I replied.“Second or third shift. When I left yesterday, all […]

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MACHO INDUSTRIAL STORAGE SOLUTIONS – A WOMAN’S POINT OF VIEW

OK FINE! The word is out! We are not your everyday boring storage solution. In fact, we are much more than just your typical industrial storage solution. We are STRONG […]

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Managing the Multifaceted Distribution Network

MANAGING THE MULTIFACETED DISTRIBUTION NETWORK

DEALERS SHOULD REPRESENT STRONG HOLD For manufactures like Strong Hold, the distribution network is the biggest factor in a successful sales model. Distributors, or dealers as we call them, have […]

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HOW TO MAKE MANUFACTURING A MORE ATTRACTIVE CAREER

It’s no secret that manufacturing jobs have fallen from popularity in America’s recent history. The oft romanticized era when manufacturing was the principle player in America’s economy realistically ended in […]

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IMPLEMENTING 5S METHODOLOGY PROGRAMS IN MANUFACTURING FACILITIES

HOW DO YOU EAT AN ELEPHANT? ONE BITE AT A TIME. Implementing 5S manufacturing is a lot like that, but with way less than a foreign government trying to arrest […]

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FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF GOING LEAN

HOW DO WE IMPROVE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE? Lean Manufacturing is something we all implement for the same end result: improvement in financial performance. When Taiichi Ohno first developed his thoughts on Lean, he […]

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